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2012-03-02 15:45:00

Today, Cross Law Firm, S.C. and Nolan & Auerbach, P.A. jointly announce the settlement of their clients´ respective qui tam lawsuits against the for-profit hospice chain Odyssey Healthcare, Inc. Odyssey has agreed to pay the federal government $25 million to resolve two qui tam lawsuits which alleged, inter alia, that it submitted false claims to Medicare for continuous home care services that were not provided in accordance with requirements of the Medicare Program. Ft. Lauderdale,...

Largest Healthcare Fraud In US History
2012-02-29 06:23:20

Texas doctor, 6 others indicted in $375 million Medicare/Medicaid scheme A Texas physician and six others were indicted on Tuesday in the largest healthcare fraud case in U.S. history, federal law enforcement officials reported. The massive scheme allegedly robbed Medicare and Medicaid of $375 million. According to the indictment, Dr. Jacques Roy, owner of Medistat Group Associates in DeSoto, Texas, led a scheme that billed Medicare for home health services that were not medically...

2012-02-24 14:40:00

Medicaid and Medicare are a Hot Topic in Obama´s Budget New York, NY (PRWEB) February 24, 2012 New York doctors are all watching the President´s budget battle with a jaundiced eye today. Many experts have indicated that deficit concerns will prompt cuts to the popular Medicaid and Medicare programs over a ten year period. According to the New York Times: New spending and targeted tax increases seem far more gaudy than the $638 billion in spending cuts the White House is claiming...

2012-02-09 22:15:00

Over the past two years, Nolan & Auerbach, P.A. has successfully concluded nearly a dozen multi-million dollar qui tam actions, resulting in over $1.3 billion, for the United States Treasury. Today, Nolan & Auerbach, P.A. announces the $11 million healthcare fraud settlement of a whistleblower´s False Claims Act case against Dava Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) February 09, 2012 Over the past two years, Nolan & Auerbach, P.A. has successfully concluded...

2012-01-25 08:00:00

In 2010 the US GAO estimated that Medicare fraud alone was at least $60 billion dollars in the United States. This number does not reflect an estimate of what Medicaid fraud could be. The Corporate Whistle Blower Center is on a mission to help corporate whistleblowers step forward to potentially get huge rewards, provided they possess solid proof of multi million dollar wrong doing, and they are the first to step forward. The Corporate Whistle Blower Center says, "Medicare, and Medicaid fraud...


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callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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