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“Invoicing Tips to Help Gov’t Contractors Avoid FCA Liability,” Law360

In this article, Jenner & Block Partners Marc A. Van Allen and David B. Robbins discuss the case Angela Ruckh v. Salus Rehabilitation LLC; its place in the case law interpreting specific misrepresentations and its interplay with the False Claims Act (FCA). They offer commonsense tips for government contractors seeking to reduce FCA risk based on invoice language. The authors explain other steps to reduce potential risk, such as creating a contract compliance matrix and considering prompt disclosure of compliance issues to the government customer.