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Reasonable interpretation of Medicaid law forecloses suit (access required)

Where a pharmaceutical company’s interpretation of a complex Medicaid statute was “objectively reasonable,” and there was no authoritative guidance from the government that clarified its interpretation of the statute, the relator failed to show the alleged false statements were “knowingly” made. Background Troy Sheldon filed a False Claims Act qui tam suit against his employer, Forest Laboratories ...