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Horton Featured in Family Practice News Digital Network
May 11, 2016

HortonWilliam W. Horton, a partner in the firm’s Business & Commercial Transactions Practice Group and member of the Healthcare Team in the Birmingham office, was recently interviewed by Family Practice News Digital Network about why doctors should care about Escobar v. Universal Health Services, a case before the U.S. Supreme Court that could expand physicians’ liability under the False Claims Act. Mr. Horton believes that due to the large amount of laws and regulations, adopting the implied certification theory will “significantly enhance the scope of claims that could be pursued under the False Claims Act,” which creates a problem for health care providers. Please click here to read the entire article.