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2013-08-28 23:26:56

The Corporate Whistleblower Center says, "We are strongly encouraging employees at a skilled nursing facility to call us at 866-714-6466, if they have proof of substantial Medicare fraud, or over billing, because there really can be significant rewards for this type of information. In February of 2013 the United States Department of Justice announced a whistleblower award of $122,500, to a skilled nursing home whistleblower for alleged misconduct in Virginia."...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'