Section IV - Quiz

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THE FALSE CLAIMS ACT AND OTHER SANCTIONS FOR IMPROPER CLAIMS


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Under the False Claims Act, the term “relator” describes which of the following?
    • A. 

      A person who makes false statements relating to a false claim

    • B. 

      A federal health care program

    • C. 

      A person who files a lawsuit on behalf of the government against individuals or companies who submit false and fraudulent claims

    • D. 

      A government agency responsible for prosecuting a False Claims Act lawsuit

  • 2. 
    What constitutes knowledge under the False Claims Act?
    • A. 

      Actual knowledge that the claim is false

    • B. 

      Deliberate ignorance of whether the claim is false

    • C. 

      Reckless disregard of whether the claim is false

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    A person who is found liable under the False Claims Act must pay the government which of the following:  
    • A. 

      Three times the amount of any claim overpayment plus a $5,500 – $11,000 penalty per false claim

    • B. 

      The amount of any claim overpayment plus up to a $250,000 fine per false claim

    • C. 

      Two times the amount of any claim overpayment

    • D. 

      A $100,000 civil monetary penalty per false claim

  • 4. 
    Under the False Claims Act, a claim resulting from an illegal kickback can be false under what theory of civil liability:
    • A. 

      Factual falsity

    • B. 

      Express certification

    • C. 

      Implied certification

    • D. 

      But for causation

  • 5. 
    In order to be liable under the False Claims Act, a person must submit a false claim with the specific intent to defraud the government
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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