Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Taylor Chenery discussed the implications of a recent court ruling demonstrating how a court should analyze multiple different types of alleged claims under the False Claim Act at the motion to dismiss phase of the case. The case involves Boston Heart Diagnostics Corp., who is facing allegations from a former board member that the company paid illegal kickbacks for lab test referrals.

“The court here really confirms that a complaint has to specifically plead knowledge with respect to each alleged fraud scheme or theory of liability,” said Taylor.

The full article, “Boston Heart Lab Group Stuck in Medicare Fraud Case,” was published by Bloomberg Law on September 13, 2018, and is available online (subscription required).