FCA Settlement Raises Questions For Health IT Industry



Daniel Gottlieb, Tony Maida and Joan Polacheck wrote this bylined article about a Justice Department settlement of Fair Claims Act (FCA) allegations that a vendor of electronic health record (EHR) software caused its healthcare provider customers to submit false Medicare and Medicaid claims. The settlement « has sent shockwaves through the health information technology (HIT) industry and may be a sign of increasing FCA actions against vendors of EHR technology, » the authors wrote.