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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....

2014-08-04 20:21:57

Justice Department and multi-state AG settlement resolves alleged scheme of over-admitting patients at nearly 120 CHS hospitals across 20 states; whistleblowers include former ER physician in Philadelphia WASHINGTON, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a major settlement for alleged health care fraud, law firm Grant & Eisenhofer P.A., working with the U.S. Justice Department and various states' attorneys general, has reached an agreement with Community Health Systems (NYSE: CYH) to...

2014-07-31 23:03:23

Whistleblower contributions have helped stop illegal employer activities that may cause harm and lead to fraud that endangers lives and the economy. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Parker Waichman, LLP, a national law firm that represents whistleblowers in qui tam cases, comments that whistleblowers are a critical component of the process that puts an end to illegal employer activities that may cause harm to consumers and may defraud the government, and recognizes that...

2014-07-31 08:36:21

WASHINGTON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Corporate Whistleblower Center is urging healthcare managers at long-term care facilities, hospitals, or large medical practice groups to call them at 866-714-6466 if they possess significant proof the company is accepting bribes, rebates or any kind of kickback from a pharmaceutical company or pharmacy. The Center believes these issues are a growing problem and that the reward potential for these types of whistleblowers is significant....

2014-07-29 08:33:02

WASHINGTON, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Corporate Whistleblower Center is urging home healthcare industry managers, or executives to call them anytime at 866-714-6466 about incredibly lucrative reward programs, if they possess well documented proof of substantial Medicare fraud, or overbilling. http://CorporateWhistleblowerCenter.Com Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140728/130630 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140728/130629 The Corporate Whistleblower Center...

2014-07-28 16:27:13

SHORT HILLS, N.J., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stone & Magnanini LLP today announced a $520,000 settlement of off-label marketing and fraud claims between the United States Department of Justice ("DOJ") and Vascular Solutions, Inc. ("VSI"). The settlement covers fraud in connection with the marketing of various medical devices for endovenous laser ablation of varicose veins for unapproved uses. Stone & Magnanini, a firm with a history of representing whistleblowers in...


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