House Bill 51

Last Action to Judiciary (H)
Title AN ACT relating to false claims.
Bill Documents Bill
Bill Request Number 830
Sponsor J. Glenn
Summary of Original Version Create new sections of KRS Chapter 205 to establish a civil mechanism for the recovery of false or fraudulent claims made against the Commonwealth's Medicaid System; increase damages and civil penalties against wrongdoers; delineate mandatory and discretionary activities of the Attorney General; authorize private litigants to bring claims in the name of the state against wrongdoers; establish procedural mechanisms for handling civil actions of this type in the courts; prohibit retaliation against employees who assist in suits of this type; establish time limitations for the filing of these suits; amend KRS 205.8467 to provide that false claims act liability takes priority and offsets liability imposed by that section.
Index Headings of Original Version Health and Medical Services - False Claims Act, creation of
Medicaid - False Claims Act, creation of
Attorney General - False Claims Act, creation of
Civil Actions - False Claims Act, creation of
Civil Procedure - False Claims Act, creation of


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  • to Judiciary (H)

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