U.S. ex rel. Aflatooni v. Kitsap Physicians Service


314 F.3d 995, 1002 (9th Cir. 2002), the court ruled the relator, an insider, “must show ‘an actual false claims for payment being made to the Government.’” (emphasis in original). The court based its ruling upon the simple fact “(e)vidence of an actual false claim is ‘the sine qua non of a False Claims Act violation.’” Id.

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