Statistical Sampling

Federal courts continue upholding sampling tactic in FCA actions


A federal court this week upheld the tactic of using "statistical samples" to prove alleged False Claims Act violations, echoing other recent decisions in similar whistleblower complaints.

Sampling can convict: judge


In an unprecedented ruling, a federal judge has declared that officials may use just a statistical sampling of Medicare claims to help prove nursing home company overbilling charges.

Federal judge OKs statistical sampling of nursing home claims to support fraud charges


The government can use a statistical sample of a nursing home company's Medicare claims to help prove overbilling charges, a federal judge recently decided in an unprecedented ruling.