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2014-07-10 23:12:01

The Corporate Whistleblower Center is urging employees at a physical therapy clinic, hospice facility, imaging center, dialysis facility, or any other type of healthcare provider to call them at 866-714-6466 for details concerning a recent whistleblower reward, and what it could mean for them. The only proviso is the potential whistleblower possesses well documented proof of Medicare fraud or overbilling. http://CorporateWhistleblowerCenter.Com (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 The Corporate...

2014-07-09 16:26:51

WASHINGTON, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General report released today on Questionable Billing for Medicare Part B Clinical Laboratory Services, the American Clinical Laboratory Association (ACLA) reiterated its commitment to appropriate utilization of laboratory services, which includes preventing fraudulent or abusive billing practices, but cautioned the report's methodology does not present a...

2014-06-26 08:28:50

Employees of physical therapy clinics, imaging or dialysis centers can receive significant rewards for proof of overbilled Medicare WASHINGTON, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Corporate Whistleblower Center is saying, "We believe employees, or managers at physical therapy clinics, imaging centers, or dialysis centers in any state could literally be sitting on a winning lottery ticket, if they have well documented proof their employer has been knowingly overbilling, or defrauding Medicare...

2014-06-17 08:35:33

Individuals with information about suspected fraud on the government can learn how to take action while protecting their rights with the launch of ReportGovFraudNow.com. SAN FRANCISCO, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportGovFraudNow.com is a new website designed to provide easy to understand information to individuals who have information about alleged fraud on the government. The portal will be a valuable resource for anyone with questions about reporting healthcare fraud, defense...

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...

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 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...

2014-05-19 23:12:21

The Corporate Whistleblower Center is urging employees at a physical therapy facility to call them immediately if they have well documented proof the facility is significantly overbilling Medicare, because there can be significant rewards for this type of information, as illustrated in a recent DOJ settlement. For more information employees at any type of healthcare facility are urged to contact the Corporate Whistleblower Center at 866-714-6466 about reward programs related to Medicare...

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...

2014-04-30 23:08:43

Limited access to billing codes creates false appearances in physical therapy billing, leading to accusations of over-utilization and waste. Astoria, NY (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 A recent New York Times article uses financial data provided by Medicare to make negative inferences about physical therapy and physical therapy providers. Creswell and Gebeloff who authored the article specifically state: “One thing is certain: Physical therapy has become a Medicare gold mine”. The article can...


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