FOIA Disclosures Don't Sink Whistleblower's Health Care Fraud Claims, Judge Rules

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The Supreme Court tightened the False Claims Act's bar on suits over publicly disclosed information back in May, when it ruled that a response to a FOIA request constitutes a pubic report. But some qui tam claims can survive a FOIA disclosure, as Manhattan federal district court judge Jed Rakoff reminded a pair of defendants on Friday.

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