Latest Department of Justice Stories

2014-07-18 23:01:35

The Department of Justice announced in late June that it settled with Omnicare, Inc. concerning at least one qui tam whistleblower case involving allegations over kickbacks from discounts offered to skilled nursing homes for Medicare and Medicaid patients. The scheme was put in place to encourage facilities to choose Omnicare as their pharmacy provider. Port Washington, NY (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm that has long been dedicated to protecting the rights...

2014-06-12 23:12:41

The Corporate Whistleblower Center is strongly encouraging hospital employees, or medical doctors, to call them at 866-714-6466, about reward programs for Medicare fraud, provided they have detailed proof a hospital they are associated with is engaged in this type of activity. A recent Justice Department finding revealed the reward potential for whistleblowers who could prove this type of wrongdoing at a hospital can be very lucrative. http://CorporateWhistleblowerCenter.Com (PRWEB) June...

2014-06-04 23:15:16

The Corporate Whistleblower Center cannot emphasize enough how huge of a problem off-labeling drugs is, and the potential for rewards for information related to this type of Medicare fraud can be substantial as indicated by a recent Justice Department settlement. Pharmaceutical sales reps, managers, or employees are urged to call the Whistleblower Center anytime at 866-714-6466, if they possess well documented proof of this type of activity. http://CorporateWhistleblowerCenter.Com...

2014-05-13 23:13:12

The Corporate Whistleblower Center is urging healthcare accounting or Medicare coding insiders with proof their hospital or healthcare facility is involved in fraudulently upcoding Medicare bills to call them anytime at 866-714-6466 because of a recent Justice Department settlement regarding inflating Medicare bills. The reward potential for this type of information can be enormous. (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 The Corporate Whistleblower Center says, "We know that Medicare fraud is a...

2014-04-23 23:15:16

The Corporate Whistleblower Center is urging physicians, or healthcare professionals to call them immediately at 866-714-6466, if they have substantial proof of Medicare bill upcoding, because of a recent development involving the Justice Department, and a major healthcare organization allegedly involved in upcoding. The rewards for well documented proof of this type of wrongdoing can be extremely lucrative for the whistleblower, provided the overbilling is in the hundreds of thousands of...

2014-04-15 08:39:16

WASHINGTON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GeyerGorey LLP announced today that Robert E. Connolly has joined the firm's Washington, D.C. office as a partner. Connolly spent most of his career as a prosecutor with the Middle Atlantic Field Office of the Antitrust Division, Department of Justice. Connolly joined that office in 1980 and was Chief from 1994 until early 2013. More recently, Connolly has been with DLA Piper in Philadelphia. Connolly will lead GeyerGorey's corporate...

2014-03-28 16:20:53

PHILADELPHIA, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02) sent a letter to President Obama today asking the Administration to redirect funds from the recent Department of Justice (DOJ) settlement with Toyota Motor Corporation to youth mentoring programs. Fattah is recommending that fifty percent of the settlement go directly to the Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BCGA)--the largest mentoring youth organization in the country. The remaining half of...

2014-02-13 12:21:08

ATLANTA, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to whistleblower attorney Lee Tarte Wallace, Military Professional Resources, Inc., known as MPRI, has agreed to pay the U.S. $ 3,200,000 to settle allegations that the defense contractor billed the U.S. for employees who were on vacation. The suit, brought under the United States False Claims Act by whistleblower and former MPRI employee Scott Lankford, alleged that MPRI fraudulently billed the Government when its employees took...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'