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2014-10-27 23:11:27

The Corporate Whistleblower Center is urging accounting, or medical billing managers to call them at 866-714-6466 if they have well documented proof a hospital, or a large medical practice group is upcoding Medicare, or Medicaid bills in order to get unjust compensation from the government. As the Corporate Whistleblower Center would like to explain to a potential whistleblower, these types of practices are a nationwide problem as evidenced by a recent Justice Department settlement....

2014-10-27 12:29:57

******MEDIA ADVISORY****** WASHINGTON, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Office of Justice Programs' Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) has posted a new online Law Enforcement Naloxone Toolkit. The Law Enforcement Naloxone Toolkit is a clearinghouse designed to provide law enforcement agencies with important information about naloxone, a potentially lifesaving drug known for effectively restoring breathing to a victim in the midst of a heroin or other opioid overdose....

2014-10-23 23:10:37

The Corporate Whistleblower Center believes there are skilled nursing home managers in every state who have proof their facility is short staffed, and as a result not providing patients with adequate care, or the skilled nursing home is billing Medicare for unnecessary procedures, and as the Center would like to explain this type of information can result in significant rewards as recently demonstrated. For more information managers, or insiders at a skilled nursing home facility are urged...

2014-10-09 23:13:18

The Corporate Whistleblower Center is tackling a new project related to hospitals overpaying for physician referrals, because they believe this has the potential of creating enormous Medicare fraud, and at the same time an opportunity for a whistleblower to get rewarded for their information. For more information healthcare professionals with well documented proof of physician referral kickbacks are urged to contact the Corporate Whistleblower Center anytime at 866-714-6466....

2014-10-07 23:12:05

The Corporate Whistleblower Center is urging pharmaceutical company representatives, managers, or physicians to call them at 866-714-6466, if they have well documented proof a drug company is selling a drug product under false pretenses, or if the company is selling the drug off label. There was a recent announcement about a multi million dollar reward to a whistleblower who stepped forward with this exact type of information. http://CorporateWhistleblowerCenter.Com (PRWEB) October 07,...

2014-09-23 12:27:19

WASHINGTON, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Justice's Office of Justice Programs (OJP) today released Managing the Boundary between Public and Private Policing, the latest addition to the New Perspectives in Policing Series, a new paper in the series from the Harvard Executive Sessions on Policing and Public Safety. Initiated in the 1980s by Harvard's Kennedy School and OJP's National Institute of Justice, the Executive Sessions are an opportunity for...

2014-09-03 16:32:05

Company enhances local and statewide efforts to help criminal justice agencies at a national level for another term. LOUISVILLE, Ky., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Appriss Inc., the nationwide provider of VINE®, has been named Project Performance Company, LLC's (PPC) official partner in a follow-on contract by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) to support the enhancement, operation, and maintenance of the federal Victim Notification System (VNS). According to the Justice...

2014-08-18 12:25:47

WASHINGTON, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Between 1997 and 2011, the number of youth held in residential placement facilities declined by 42 percent for juvenile offenders and 64 percent for status offenders to the lowest levels since the first census was conducted, according to a bulletin released today by the Justice Department. The Office of Justice Programs' Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) bulletin, Juveniles in Residential Placement,...

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...


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