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Is Billing Medicare for Tests a False Claim If Your Lab Has Committed a CLIA Violation?

by | Nov 28, 2016

SITUATION XYZ Labs knows that it is currently committing quality control and other Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendment (CLIA) violations. But it continues to bill Medicare for tests. A medical technician claims the CLIA violations are compromising testing accuracy and files a qui tam suit against XYZ under the False Claims Act (FCA): QUESTION Was billing […]

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