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Examine two relevant and emerging statutes, such as the Fraud Enforcement Recovery Act and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), and discuss their impact on health care fraud control.

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The Fraud Enforcement Recovery Act has made amendments to the False Claims Act. The False Claims Act places serious liability on people/institutions making false or fraudulent claim for payment or approval. Under the False Claims Act as amended by the Fraud Enforcement Recovery Act, if a person makes a false record or statement related to obligations to the government, the person can be punished. If an individual knowingly submits a false claim, knows about it, ignores the facts, or acts in disregard of the facts, the person will become liable. The False Claims Act also allows private parties to bring action on behalf of United States, and share a percent of proceeds from the ...

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This solution explains The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and The Fraud Enforcement Recovery Act . The sources used are also included in the solution.