2015 Maryland Code
HEALTH - GENERAL
Title 2 - DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND MENTAL HYGIENE
Subtitle 6 - FALSE CLAIMS AGAINST STATE HEALTH PLANS AND STATE HEALTH PROGRAMS
§ 2-610 - In general
(a) Remedy. -- Any remedy provided under this subtitle is in addition to any other appropriate legal or equitable relief provided under any other applicable State or federal statute or regulation.
(b) Investigation. --
(1) The State shall make all reasonable efforts to coordinate any investigation of an alleged violation under this subtitle with any investigation conducted by the federal government involving the same violation.
(2) The State's objective shall be to avoid unnecessary duplication of effort on the part of the person alleged to have committed the violation and to minimize the burden of the investigation on the person.
(c) Deposit of civil penalty into General Fund. -- The Comptroller shall deposit any civil penalty or damages collected under this subtitle in the General Fund of the State.
(d) Regulations. -- The Department or the Inspector General of the Department may adopt regulations to carry out the provisions of this subtitle.
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