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2014-09-29 23:13:28

Denise Cicchella addresses crowd about Healthcare Fraud in 2013 and creative billing schemes that they should be including in their reviews. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 Denise Cicchella, Auspicium CEO, was honored to be asked to speak at the 2014 Association of Healthcare Internal Auditors (AHIA) conference this year. Founded in 1981, the Association of Healthcare Internal Auditors (AHIA) is a network of experienced healthcare internal auditing professionals who come...

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...

2014-06-11 16:26:24

PHILADELPHIA, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States has filed a motion to intervene and joined a whistleblower lawsuit against Recovery Home Care ("RHC") and Mark Conklin. The lawsuit was filed by a whistleblower represented by Shauna Itri and Dan Miller of Berger & Montague, P.C., a nationally known full-spectrum civil litigation law firm with one of the largest and most successful whistleblower practices in the U.S. The lawsuit was filed under the qui...

2014-06-06 23:06:53

Analysis by Philadelphia Whistleblower Law Firm Young Law Group Reveals Propensity for Potential Violations of the False Claims Act at Nation’s Largest Businesses. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 Nearly 50% of the 50 largest corporations in the United States have settled allegations of fraud in their dealings with the federal government, according to analysis of the 2014 list of the Fortune 500 by Young Law Group. Twenty four of the top 50 public companies in America by revenue...

2014-05-30 23:09:57

Philadelphia whistleblower law firm believes further inspection of hospital practices warranted following settlements for unnecessary coronary stents and other cardiac procedures at several hospitals. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Young Law Group has opened an investigation into the practices of hospital cardiology departments following the announcement of another settlement by a hospital accused of violating the False Claims Act when its physicians performed medically unnecessary...

2014-05-20 23:17:59

Whistleblower law firm Young Law Group expects awards to relators in qui tam litigation to finish in the top five. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 A review of press releases issued by the Department of Justice since October 1, 2013 conducted by Young Law Group reveals that whistleblowers have been awarded more than $300 million from settlements in qui tam lawsuits in the current fiscal year. The federal government’s fiscal year begins on October 1st, leaving more than four months...

2014-05-16 12:30:27

WASHINGTON, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The law firm of Tycko & Zavareei LLP is pleased to announce the completion of a series of videos intended to answer key questions often asked by whistleblowers or potential whistleblowers. The firm, which is located in the District of Columbia, represents whistleblowers around the country in various types of cases. The videos feature two of the firm's partners, Jonathan Tycko and Andrea Gold, both of whom have substantial experience representing...

2014-04-28 23:10:53

Medicare Payments for Ambulance Rides to Dialysis Treatment Identified as Area of Substantial Health Care Fraud. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 The fraudulent billing of Medicare by ambulance companies is an area prime for whistleblowers with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services estimating that ambulance providers were overpaid more than $300 million last year.* Employees who identify that their company is charging Medicare illegally may earn a substantial reward if...

2014-04-25 23:09:59

Nurses, therapists and employees of home healthcare providers with evidence of Medicare fraud and kickbacks should contact an attorney to discuss their rights. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 Young Law Group has opened an investigation into the billing practices of home health care agencies following the $150 million settlement between the Justice Department and Amedisys. Other companies in the industry may be billing Medicare for services that are not medically necessary or...

2014-04-23 16:31:12

PHILADELPHIA and BOSTON, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States Department of Justice and several whistleblowers have reached an agreement with Louisiana based home healthcare provider Amedisys, Inc. ("Amedisys") to resolve civil fraud liabilities under the Federal False Claims Act ("FCA") for $150 million. In addition to paying a $150 million civil settlement, Amedisys will be bound by a Corporate Integrity Agreement ("CIA") with the Office of Inspector General of the...


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