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2014-08-18 23:05:23

Community Health Systems engaged in a corporate scheme by improperly billing for higher-cost inpatient services in situations where only outpatient services were required, the federal government alleged. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm that represents whistleblowers in qui tam cases, comments that Community Health Systems Inc. (CHS) has agreed to pay $98.15 million to settle False Claims Act allegations. According to a press...

2014-08-04 20:21:57

Justice Department and multi-state AG settlement resolves alleged scheme of over-admitting patients at nearly 120 CHS hospitals across 20 states; whistleblowers include former ER physician in Philadelphia WASHINGTON, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a major settlement for alleged health care fraud, law firm Grant & Eisenhofer P.A., working with the U.S. Justice Department and various states' attorneys general, has reached an agreement with Community Health Systems (NYSE: CYH) to...

2014-07-31 23:03:23

Whistleblower contributions have helped stop illegal employer activities that may cause harm and lead to fraud that endangers lives and the economy. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Parker Waichman, LLP, a national law firm that represents whistleblowers in qui tam cases, comments that whistleblowers are a critical component of the process that puts an end to illegal employer activities that may cause harm to consumers and may defraud the government, and recognizes that...

2014-07-18 23:01:35

The Department of Justice announced in late June that it settled with Omnicare, Inc. concerning at least one qui tam whistleblower case involving allegations over kickbacks from discounts offered to skilled nursing homes for Medicare and Medicaid patients. The scheme was put in place to encourage facilities to choose Omnicare as their pharmacy provider. Port Washington, NY (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm that has long been dedicated to protecting the rights...

2014-06-11 16:26:24

PHILADELPHIA, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States has filed a motion to intervene and joined a whistleblower lawsuit against Recovery Home Care ("RHC") and Mark Conklin. The lawsuit was filed by a whistleblower represented by Shauna Itri and Dan Miller of Berger & Montague, P.C., a nationally known full-spectrum civil litigation law firm with one of the largest and most successful whistleblower practices in the U.S. The lawsuit was filed under the qui...

2014-06-06 23:06:53

Analysis by Philadelphia Whistleblower Law Firm Young Law Group Reveals Propensity for Potential Violations of the False Claims Act at Nation’s Largest Businesses. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 Nearly 50% of the 50 largest corporations in the United States have settled allegations of fraud in their dealings with the federal government, according to analysis of the 2014 list of the Fortune 500 by Young Law Group. Twenty four of the top 50 public companies in America by revenue...

2014-05-30 23:09:57

Philadelphia whistleblower law firm believes further inspection of hospital practices warranted following settlements for unnecessary coronary stents and other cardiac procedures at several hospitals. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Young Law Group has opened an investigation into the practices of hospital cardiology departments following the announcement of another settlement by a hospital accused of violating the False Claims Act when its physicians performed medically unnecessary...

2014-05-29 16:26:28

Medtronic Agrees to $9.9 Million Settlement in Cardiac Implant Kickback Case SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Qui Tam ("Whistleblower") attorney Mychal Wilson, Esq. announces that Medtronic, the world's largest maker of medical devices, has agreed to pay the United States $9.9 million to resolve allegations under the False Claims Act that the company used various types of payments to induce physicians to implant pacemakers and defibrillators manufactured and sold by...

2014-05-20 23:17:59

Whistleblower law firm Young Law Group expects awards to relators in qui tam litigation to finish in the top five. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 A review of press releases issued by the Department of Justice since October 1, 2013 conducted by Young Law Group reveals that whistleblowers have been awarded more than $300 million from settlements in qui tam lawsuits in the current fiscal year. The federal government’s fiscal year begins on October 1st, leaving more than four months...

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,...


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