Recent enforcement actions emphasize that the False Claims Act applies to contractors of all stripes, not just those in the health care field, this article notes. For example, one contractor agreed to a $1.15 million settlement after being accused of falsely claiming to have mentored a Native American-owned company. "[O]rganizations that contract or do business with the federal government in any capacity should remain mindful that FCA liability can crop up in unexpected places," the article concludes.

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