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  • PART I ADMINISTRATION OF THE GOVERNMENT
  • TITLE XXII CORPORATIONS
  • CHAPTER 175H FALSE HEALTH CARE CLAIMS
  • Section 6 Liability for false claims; civil proceedings

Section 6. A person who receives a health care benefit or payment from a health care corporation or health care insurer which such person knows that he or she is not entitled to receive or be paid, or a person who knowingly presents or causes to be presented with fraudulent intent a claim which contains a false statement, shall be liable to the health care corporation or health care insurer for the full amount of the benefit or payment made, and for reasonable attorneys fees and costs, inclusive of costs of investigation.

A health care corporation or health care insurer may bring a civil action under this chapter in the superior court department of the trial court.