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2014-09-16 08:31:14

WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Corporate Whistleblower Center is urging employees of sleep clinics if they have proof one of these types of medical facilities is being used to overbill Medicare, because the rewards for this type of information can really be significant. For more information potential whistleblowers are urged to contact the Corporate Whistleblower Center anytime at 866-714-6466. http://CorporateWhistleblowerCenter.Com Photo -...

2014-09-15 16:28:58

Center Allegedly Made Up Test Results, Hired Strippers as Sleep Technicians WASHINGTON, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Whistleblower Donna Nichols will receive 20 percent of nearly $300,000 repaid to taxpayers in the U.S. government's settlement of fraud claims against a Florida sleep-disorder clinic that was accused of pretending to diagnose sleep problems with equipment that was either broken or non-existent -- and of hiring local strippers to work, without formal training, as...

2014-09-10 12:28:26

Meridian Agrees to Pay More Than $5 Million to Settle False Claims Act Suit Alleging Kickbacks NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanford Heisler, LLP today announced that Meridian Surgical Partners, LLC ("Meridian"), a health care company specializing in the management of ambulatory surgical centers (ASCs), has agreed to pay a total of $5.12 million to settle a False Claims Act ("FCA") lawsuit brought by a whistleblower. The FCA whistleblower provisions permit private...

2014-09-08 08:31:15

WASHINGTON, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Corporate Whistleblower Center is urging physicians, or employees of any type of healthcare company to call them at 866-714-6466, if they possess well documented proof the company is overbilling Medicare out of hundreds of thousands, or millions of dollars each year, because the reward potential for this type of information really can be substantial. http://CorporateWhistleblowerCenter.Com Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140905/143504...

2014-09-03 23:15:34

The Corporate Whistleblower Center is urging medical doctors, or healthcare professionals, to call them anytime at 866-714-6466, if they have well-documented proof of major Stark violations involving kickbacks, or schemes intended to overbill Medicare. The rewards for this type of information can be in the millions of dollars, as evidenced by a recent DOJ settlement. http://CorporateWhistleblowerCenter.Com (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 The Corporate Whistleblower Center says, "While the...

2014-08-20 23:11:08

The Corporate Whistleblower Center is urging medical doctors, or healthcare professionals, to call them at 866-714-6466, if they possess significant proof a hospital or healthcare facility is upcoding their Medicare bills as a way to unjustly obtain higher payments from the government. The Center believes upcoding Medicare bills is a multi-billion dollar nationwide problem, which has been newly highlighted in a recent Justice Department court filing....

2014-08-18 23:05:23

Community Health Systems engaged in a corporate scheme by improperly billing for higher-cost inpatient services in situations where only outpatient services were required, the federal government alleged. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm that represents whistleblowers in qui tam cases, comments that Community Health Systems Inc. (CHS) has agreed to pay $98.15 million to settle False Claims Act allegations. According to a press...

2014-08-14 23:10:31

The Corporate Whistleblower Center is urging healthcare professionals in physical therapy, medical practice groups, or any kind of healthcare provider to call them at 866-714-6466, if they have well documented proof their employers are involved in substantial Medicare fraud, because they have received so much interest on this topic in the last few months. As the Center would like to explain whistleblower rewards can be substantial for this type of information....

2014-08-14 23:04:11

Whistleblower allegations include that inflated commercial customer discounts led to inflated pricing to the federal and state governments over a five-year period. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm that has long been dedicated to protecting the rights of victims who have been defrauded due to unethical behaviors, reports that the Justice Department recently joined in a whistleblower lawsuit that alleges that technology company,...

2014-08-07 23:10:49

The Corporate Whistleblower Center is urging physicians or pharmaceutical company insiders to consider becoming a whistleblower, and a recipient of what could be a substantial reward, provided they have well documented proof of a drug company promoting off-labeled drugs that have not been approved by the FDA. For more information about federal whistleblower programs, potential healthcare whistleblowers are always welcome to call the Corporate Whistleblower Center anytime at 866-714-6466....


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