In 2010, the State of Colorado adopted the Colorado Medicaid
False Claims Act ("Colorado Medicaid FCA"), its own version of the
federal False Claims Act ("FCA"). The Colorado Medicaid FCA allows
private individuals who know about Medicaid fraud to bring a
qui tam case against a person or entity for submitting
or causing the submission of false claims to the State. As its
title indicates, the Colorado Medicaid FCA only applies to fraud
against Colorado's Medicaid Program, Health First Colorado.
Like the federal FCA, the Colorado Medicaid FCA offers financial
rewards to whistleblowers for bringing an action on behalf of the
State. If the State decides to intervene in a case, the
whistleblower may receive 15-25% of the recovery. If the State does
not intervene and the whistleblower pursues the case on their own,
they may receive 25-30% of the recovery.
Key provisions of the Colorado Medicaid FCA mirror the federal
FCA, such as:
For more information on the Colorado Medicaid False Claims Act
or to speak with an attorney, please contact Joy Clairmont at email@example.com or
215-875-5803. To read more about what whistleblower clients can
expect from our lawyers,
For more than a decade, the Berger & Montague, P.C.
Whistleblower, Qui Tam & False Claims Act Practice Group has
represented whistleblowers in matters involving healthcare fraud,
defense contracting fraud, IRS fraud, securities fraud, and
commodities fraud. While the information on this blog is not legal
advice, we would be more than happy to speak with you directly
about your potential case. Any information you share with us will
be treated with the highest level of confidentiality, and we will
protect you every step of the way.
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