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2014-03-12 08:30:58

The rewards for reporting gross instances of healthcare fraud can be substantial if the proof is very well-documented WASHINGTON, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Corporate Whistleblower Center believes Medicare fraud, or overbilling in the healthcare industry is completely out of control, mainly because of little to no oversight. The group is especially interested in talking to physicians, or employees of companies providing diagnostic testing, imaging, dialysis, or hospice, provided they...

2014-03-06 23:04:56

The United States Department of Justice just announced a $750,000 settlement agreement involving a Florida physician who submitted bogus medical claims to the Medicare system. New York, New York (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 A physician in Florida just agreed to a $750,000 settlement over allegations he and his pain management clinic billed Medicare for clinical services that were entered as being complex, which meant they were more costly than they were. In some cases, billing was allegedly...

2014-02-28 23:25:20

Whistleblower lawsuit claims Dr. Steven Chun of Sarasota Pain Associates submitted false claims to Medicare Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Sheller, P.C. law firm announces that Sarasota Pain Associates, P.A. (SPA) and its owner, Dr. Steven Chun, have agreed to pay $750,000 to resolve allegations by the law firm’s whistleblower clients that SPA violated the False Claims Act by submitting Medicare claims for procedures and services that he did not perform. During the...

2013-12-17 23:28:49

The Corporate Whistleblower Center is urging employees at skilled nursing facilities who have well-documented evidence of managers and owners committing Medicare fraud to contact them at 866-714-6466 for information about reward programs. http://CorporateWhistleblowerCenter.Com (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 The Corporate Whistleblower Center says,“There is little oversight for billing practices for procedures and treatments involving Medicare at many hospitals, or healthcare facilities in...

2013-12-11 23:26:07

The Corporate Whistleblower Center is urging physicians, medical staff members, or insiders at medical imaging centers or radiology groups to call them at 866-714-6466 if they possess well-documented proof of multimillion-dollar Medicare fraud. http://CorporateWhistleblowerCenter.com (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 The Corporate Whistleblower Center says, "Over the years, we have seen firsthand how rampant Medicare fraud is widespread among some radiology and imaging centers. It is not...

2013-12-03 23:31:04

The Corporate Whistleblower Center is urging anesthesiologists, doctors, and billing department insiders to contact them if they have proof that their healthcare facility is overbilling Medicare. Under the False Claims Act, which imposes liability on organizations that fraudulently collect money from government programs, whistleblowers are entitled to a portion of the settlement as a reward. http://CorporateWhistleblowerCenter.Com (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 The Corporate Whistleblower...

2013-12-02 23:26:57

The Corporate Whistleblower Center has recently experienced a dramatic increase in the number of whistleblowers from diagnostic and imaging labs who contact them about Medicare billing fraud. Due to this increase, they are once again encouraging doctors, employees or insiders at imaging or diagnostic centers who have documented proof of Medicare fraud, overbilling, or illegal kickbacks to contact them at 866-714-6466. http://CorporateWhistleblowerCenter.Com (PRWEB) December 02, 2013 The...

2013-12-02 23:01:49

Medicare Open Enrollment Ends December 7 Washington, DC (PRWEB) December 02, 2013 From now through December 7, seniors across the country can change their Medicare health plans and prescription drug coverage for 2014, making this a popular time for scam artists to reach out to the unsuspecting elderly with fake offers and giveaways that can lead to identity theft and other forms of financial abuse. According to The Sentinel’s February 2013 article, “Why Are Older Adults Victims of...

2013-11-25 23:30:55

The Corporate Whistleblower Center is strongly urging diagnostic lab insiders with proof of multimillion dollar Medicare fraud to contact them about reward programs. Under provisions in the False Claims Act, whistleblowers are rewarded a portion of the settlement amount—usually between 15 and 30%—as a reward for their information. http://CorporateWhistleblowerCenter.Com (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 The Corporate Whistleblower Center says, “Medicare fraud is a substantial problem in the...


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