The Louisiana Medical Assistance Programs Integrity Law applies just to false claims submitted to the state’s Medicaid program. The law has a ten-year statute of limitations.

A successful whistleblower can receive between 15% and 25% of the recovered proceeds in cases where the state intervenes, and between 25% and 35% if the state declines to intervene. The law also protects those who suffer employment retaliation for blowing the whistle.