Daily Archives: June 16, 2016

Unanimous Supreme Court Rejects Industry Attempts to Limit Whistleblowers

Contact: Ryan Pfeffer, Ryan.Pfeffer@seiu.org, 614-270-9474; Issued June 16, 2016 The Supreme Court’s ruling today in Universal Health Services v. United States ex rel. Escobar preserves the ability of whistleblowers to bring claims under the False Claims Act (FCA) when government contractors, like Universal Health Services (UHS), lie by omission. Affirming the “implied false certification” theory of more »