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Defense firm warns federal contractors about FCA amendments in Healthcare Law

Posted in False Claims / Qui Tam, Healthcare
The law firm of Gibson Dunn represents companies when they are accused of defrauding the government. They have now posted to their web page an article that warns federal contractors about the new liabilities they face as a result of the newly signed Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), the new Healthcare Law. My colleague, Lindsey Williams (Advocacy Director… Continue Reading

Scientists raise concerns about radiation risk of CT scans

Posted in Healthcare
Several media sources are reporting on concerns raised by scientists about the radiation dangers of CT scans. CT scans delivers the radiation exposure of about 400 chest x-rays. Their popularity for colon cancer screening and other diagnoses has increased the average American’s lifetime radiation exposure seven fold since 1980.  During that time, the number of CT scans performed in the… Continue Reading