Final Friday, the Division of Justice (DOJ) introduced one other enhance to civil financial penalties assessed underneath the False Claims Act (FCA), amongst different statutes.
DOJ made these changes to account for inflation, in accordance with the Bipartisan Price range Act of 2015, they usually apply to penalties assessed after June 19, 2020, for violations occurring after November 2, 2015.
Over the past a number of years, DOJ has introduced many such updates to penalties assessed underneath the FCA. Following this most up-to-date replace, the minimal per-claim penalty elevated from $11,181 to $11,665, and the utmost per-claim penalty elevated from $22,363 to $23,331.
DOJ PENALTY ASSESSED AFTER AUGUST 1, 2016
DOJ PENALTY ASSESSED AFTER FEBRUARY 3, 2017
DOJ PENALTY ASSESSED AFTER JANUARY 29, 2018
DOJ PENALTY ASSESSED AFTER JUNE 19, 2020
Minimal Per-Declare Penalty
Most Per-Declare Penalty
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