New Law 154 for Fraudulent Claims

The Legislature of Puerto Rico has enacted Law 154 on July 23, 2018, that establishes the “Fraudulent Claims to Programs, Contracts and Services of the Government of Puerto Rico Act”. This law derives from the “Federal False Claims Act”, and institutes the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit at the Puerto Rico Department of Justice. This unit will be dedicated to address fraud in the Medicaid health program and will supervise and prosecute those individuals or corporations that misus