As was widely expected, the FCA Corrections Act was quickly approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee yesterday, and will now face a fight on the Senate floor. Committee member Charles Grassley, who has been considered to be the father of the modern False Claims Act since resuscitating the law in 1986 , has shepherded the bill this far, with bi-partisan support. We can be sure, though, that the powerful healthcare and defense contracting lobbies will be fighting these reforms tooth and nail, in both the House and the Senate. (The House bill is HR.4854). 

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