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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...

2014-04-16 23:16:50

The Corporate Whistleblower Center says, "We are encouraging employees of companies offering hospice services to call us at 866-714-6466, if they possess proof of Medicare fraud in the hundreds of thousands of dollars, because the reward potential is so significant. There was a recent settlement involving a company providing hospice services that we think will result in a significant whistleblower reward, and we think this should be of interest to anyone working in the hospice...

2014-04-14 12:36:59

In Victory for Taxpayers, Defendants Will Repay $2.8 Million on Claims of False Billings WASHINGTON, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Two local companies that operate a network of physical-therapy clinics, along with two individual owners and a former manager, agreed to repay $2.8 million to settle claims that they defrauded federal health-insurance programs. The Employment Law Group® law firm represented Kathya Angel and Alexis Natal, the whistleblowers who first brought the...

2014-04-02 23:30:48

The Corporate Whistleblower Center is ramping up their efforts to discuss whistleblower reward programs with insiders at imaging centers or radiation oncology groups, because of a recent DOJ reward. For more information healthcare professionals are urged to contact the Corporate Whistleblower Center anytime at 866-714-6466, if they possess well documented proof of this type of Medicare fraud. http://CorporateWhistleblowerCenter.Com (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 The Corporate Whistleblower Center...

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...


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