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August 03, 2021

Health Law Weekly

Bipartisan Group of Senators Introduce Bill to Amend the False Claims Act

  • August 03, 2021
  • Scott R. Grubman , Chilivis Grubman Dalbey & Warner LLP

On July 26, 2021, a bipartisan group of senators led by Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) introduced the False Claims Act Amendments Act of 2021.[1]  According to a press release issued by Senator Grassley—who has long been considered the “father” of the modern-day False Claims Act (FCA)—the proposed legislation was designed to “beef up the government’s most potent tool to fight fraud.”[2]  Senator Grassley was joined by Senators Patrick Leahy (D-VT), John Kennedy (R-LA), Dick Durbin (D-IL), and Roger Wicker (R-MS).

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