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.