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Judith Williams-Killackey quoted in article, “Alert: Waiver of copayments back on the government radar”

Medical Practice Compliance Alert

Following is an excerpt:

However, no universal standards exist regarding the extent to which a whistleblower can gather company documents to support his or her qui tam action, says attorney Judi Williams-Killackey with Quarles & Brady in Milwaukee. “It’s all over the board and depends on the circumstances,” she explains.

The prevailing attitude is that whistleblowers should be encouraged to come forward and report wrongdoing, and courts often will support an employee’s right to collect and preserve evidence to support the claim.