DOJ Announces 2024 Inflationary Adjustments to FCA Penalties

The Department of Justice has published the inflationary adjustments to the civil monetary penalties associated with False Claims Act violations that will go into effect on February 12, 2024. The new penalties will align with the penalties announced by the Department of Commerce last month (discussed here). For any violations that occurred after November 2, 2015, but that are assessed after February 12, 2024, the adjusted penalties will be applied. The minimum False Claims Act penalty will increase from $13,508 to $13,946 per claim, and the maximum penalty will increase from $27,018 to $27,894 per claim.

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