Corporate Whistleblower Center Zeros In On Kickbacks In Home Healthcare; Whistleblowers Are Encouraged to Call Them About Potentially Lucrative Reward Programs

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The Corporate Whistleblower Center has launched a new initiative targeting Medicare fraud among home healthcare providers and is encouraging potential whistleblowers to contact them for information about reward programs. Under the False Claims Act, whistleblowers, and their attorneys can get rewarded 15-30% of settlements for their efforts and information.

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Because the reward potential can be so significant, we are urging home healthcare insiders with proof of fraud exceeding $1 million to call us anytime at 866-614-6466

According to the Corporate Whistleblower Center, "Medicare fraud within the home healthcare industry is rampant. Home healthcare is a huge business, and we believe fraud and overbilling are at epidemic levels."

One of the most common types of Medicare fraud within the home healthcare industry involves kickbacks for referrals of items or services covered by Medicare, which is in violation of the Anti-Kickback Act and Stark Statute. For example, on September 18th, 2013 the Department of Justice reported that the owner of a home healthcare agency was ordered to pay $15 million for her alleged role in a $5 million Medicare fraud scheme. According to the Department of Justice, the owner of a homecare health company allegedly paid kickbacks to physicians for referring patients to her homecare medical company, regardless if the patient was eligible for home health services or not. http://CorporateWhistleblowerCenter.Com

The case was brought to light by this companies receptionist, who will receive a portion of the settlement for her information.

“There is almost no way to prove a home healthcare agency is defrauding Medicare without the help of an insider,” says the Corporate Whistleblower Center. “Because the reward potential can be so significant, we are urging home healthcare insiders with proof of fraud exceeding $1 million to call us anytime at 866-614-6466.”

Potential whistleblowers who call the Corporate Whistleblower Center will be informed about the requirements of reward programs. If proof of wrongdoing is sufficient, the group will help the whistleblower prepare their information, then put them in contact with the nation's leading whistleblower attorneys.

Simple rules for a whistleblower from the Corporate Whistle Blower Center:

  • Do not go to the government first if you are a major whistleblower. The Corporate Whistle Blower Center says, “Major whistleblowers frequently go to the federal government thinking they will help. It’s a huge mistake.”
  • Do not go to the news media with your whistleblower information. Public revelation of a whistleblower’s information could destroy any prospect for a reward.
  • Do not try to force a government contractor or corporation to come clean to the government about their wrongdoing. The Corporate Whistle Blower Center says, “Fraud is so rampant among federal contractors that any suggestion of exposure might result in an instant job termination, or harassment of the whistleblower. Come to us first, tell us what type of information you have, and if we think it’s sufficient, we will help find the right law firms to assist in advancing your information.”

The Corporate Whistleblower Center emphasizes that there are high quality cases and opportunities available to whistleblowers in every state. Any type of insider or employee who possesses significant proof of their employer or a government contractor defrauding the federal government is encouraged to contact to Corporate Whistleblower Center anytime at 866-714-6466, or they can contact the group via their web site at http://CorporateWhistleBlowerCenter.Com

For attribution purposes please refer to the United States Department of Justice press release dated September 18th 2013:

Case Number: lawsuit United States ex rel. Kim v. GreatCare Home Health Agency.

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