June – July 2016 Health Law updates

Dear Health Law Section Members:

The Section website has been updated with the June-July 2016 articles on significant developments in the health law arena that may be of interest to you in your practice. These summaries are presented to Section members for general information only and do not constitute legal advice from The Florida Bar, its Health Law Section, or the authors of these summaries. You will note that there are two summaries regarding the U.S. Supreme Court opinion in United Health Services v. United States ex rel. Escobar, No. 157, slip op. (U.S. June 16, 2016). Considering the significance of this opinion, we have chosen to publish both summaries.

HLS thanks the following volunteers who have generously donated their time to prepare these summaries for our members:

Lindsay Dosen, Esq.

Jaime B. Gelfman, Esq.

Matt Henderson, Esq.

Rodney Johnson, Esq.

Jeffrey Mustari, Esq.

Anelia Shaheed, Esq.

Michael L. Smith, Esq

Thank you.

Malinda Lugo, Esq.

Kimberly Sullivan, Esq.

Download copies of the June-July 2016 Updates at the following link:

June July 2016 Updates (PDF)

June July 2016 Updates (DOCX)



Special Edition Practice Area Health Law Update

Dear Health Law Section Members: 

The U.S. Supreme Court recently issued an opinion regarding the “Implied False Certification” Theory of False Claims Act Liability which the Section wanted to bring to the attention of all of its members as soon as possible. 

Special thanks go to Anu Sagi-Nakkana who prepared the following summary for our members in a short period of time. 

Thank you, 

Malinda R. Lugo 

You can download a copy of this summary using the following link, or read the summary online.

Ecobar Case Summary July 1 2016