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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....

2014-08-15 16:24:06

Partnership Saves More than a 1,000 Jobs and a Critical Safety-Net Hospital ONTARIO, Calif., Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prime Healthcare announced today that it has completed its acquisition of St. Mary's Hospital in Passaic, New Jersey. Prime Healthcare is committed to investing more than $80 million into St Mary's Hospital, which serves Passaic, Clifton, Wallington, Carlstadt, Rutherford/East Rutherford, and many other surrounding towns. "Prime Healthcare is excited about its first...

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....

2014-07-29 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...

2014-07-01 16:29:53

Acquisition Preserves Critical Acute Care Hospital GARDEN CITY, Mich., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prime Healthcare Services announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Garden City Hospital (GCH), located in Garden City, Michigan. Prime Healthcare plans to invest at least $35 million in infrastructure and capital improvements beyond routine replacements and additions into Garden City Hospital. It will also continue to provide charity care at the existing level or...

2014-05-20 23:08:40

A Florida federal court ordered a Brevard County oncologist and two cancer treatment centers to pay $89.6 million for Medicare fraud. ARONOVITZ LAW, a Miami qui tam and personal injury law firm, represented the whistleblower. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 A Brevard County radiation oncologist and the two cancer treatment centers he operated have been ordered to pay the United States $89.6 million for defrauding Medicare in violation of the federal False Claims Act. On May 14, 2014,...

2014-05-20 20:22:14

In the news release, Doll Amir Files Contempt Motion Calling For Chino Valley Medical Center's Chief Medical Officer To Be Jailed For Willfully Flaunting Judge's Order, issued 20-May-2014 by Doll Amir & Eley, LLP over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the headline has changed to "IPMG Files Contempt Motion..." rather than "Doll Amir Files Contempt Motion..." to reflect Doll Amir& Eley's client IPMG as the litigant. The complete, corrected release follows: IPMG Files...

2014-05-20 16:26:54

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. James M. Lally, the Chief Medical Officer of Chino Valley Medical Center, should be jailed for contempt of court after intentionally violating a court's preliminary injunction more than 300 times, according to a plaintiffs' motion filed in San Bernardino Superior Court. Click for Doll Amir Contempt Motion - http://origin-qps.onstreammedia.com/origin/multivu_archive/ENR/Doll-Amir-Contempt-Motion.pdf Judge Janet M. Frangie...

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...

2014-04-28 23:11:18

The Corporate Whistleblower Center is ramping up their efforts to get employees of companies overbilling Medicare for hospice services for our nation's terminally ill to call them immediately at 866-714-6466, because of a recent settlement. http://CorporateWhistleblowerCenter.Com (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 The Corporate Whistleblower Center says, "We think there is nothing lower than a company overbilling Medicare for hospice services that are inflated because hospice is designed to...


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