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Commonwealth of Virginia ex rel. Hunter Labs. v. Commonwealth of Virginia, 15-1484

In a settled qui tam action against multiple medical laboratory businesses, alleging that the medical laboratories had submitted false claims to the Commonwealth of Virginia for Medicaid reimbursement, in contravention of the Virginia Fraud Against Taxpayers Act (VFATA), the District Court's award to the relators of a share of the settlement proceeds is vacated where the District Court lacked subject matter jurisdiction over the qui tam action.

Appellate Information

  • Decided
  • Published 2016/07/08


  • KING


  • United States Fourth Circuit


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