The government continues to prioritize fraud involving government contractors, as the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) most recent annual report on civil fraud recovery shows.

Although the majority of government recoveries are related to the healthcare industry, the government still recovered hundreds of millions of dollars in 2022 alone not related to the healthcare industry. Government contractors have faced a broad array of allegations in False Claims Act (FCA) cases, including those related to eligibility for government programs, false certifications, provision of defective products, and the receipt of kickbacks. To illustrate these areas of enforcement risk, this post summarizes recent key settlements involving government contractors.

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