September 13, 2016

13 September 2016

Seventh Circuit Holds Allegations of Specific Claims Not Required to Satisfy Rule 9(b), but Sets High Bar For Pleading Claims Based on Allegations of Medically Unnecessary Services

In another recent False Claims Act (“FCA”) case decided on Rule 9(b) grounds, the Seventh Circuit rejected the contention that allegations regarding specific claims submitted are necessary to survive a motion to dismiss, but set a very high bar for pleading FCA claims premised on a lack of medical necessity.