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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...

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...

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 23:00:51

Louis J. Cohen, Whistle Blower Counsel, Announces that Amedisys Agrees to Pay $150 Million to Settle Medicare Fraud Cases Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Amedisys, Inc. (Amedisys) has agreed to pay $150 million to the federal government to settle claims for violating the false claims act and anti-kickback laws through “improper financial relationships and false billing” according to Daniel R. Levinson, Inspector General for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The...


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