- Why Do False Claims Laws Matter?
- What’s a “False” Claim?
- Who Can File an FCA Case?
- How are Qui Tam Cases Filed?
- Why Are Whistleblower Cases Filed Under Seal?
- How Long Do Cases Stay Under Seal?
- What Happens While a Case is Under Seal?
- What Happens Once the Government Finishes Its Investigation?
- What’s the Difference Between “Intervened” and “Declined” Cases?
- What Happens if the Government Declines to Intervene?
- When Does the Defendant Find Out That I’m The Whistleblower?
- What are the Penalties for FCA Violations?
- If My Case is Successful, What’s My Share of the Recovery?
- I’d Like to Read the Federal False Claims Act for Myself, Can I Get a Copy?
- Which States Have False Claims Laws?
Which States Have False Claims Laws?
States that have enacted False Claims Acts are colored in red in the map below. States colored grey rather than red, have no state False Claims Act.
Some states have enacted “Medicaid only” False Claims Acts, limited to covering false claims for reimbursement under Medicaid: specifically, Colorado, Connecticut, Iowa Louisiana, Delaware, Iowa, Maryland, Michigan, New Hampshire, Texas, Washington and Wisconsin.
Chicago, New York, Philadelphia and Allegheny County, Pennsylvania have each enacted their own municipal False Claims Acts.