the companies allegedly directed staff to enroll patients in the hospice program regardless of the patients’ eligibility for hospice benefits
(PRWEB) December 22, 2014
The Corporate Whistleblower Center is inviting healthcare professionals to call them anytime if they have significant proof of substantial Medicare fraud, because this type of information has the potential of creating huge rewards. These healthcare professionals could be a physician, an employee at a hospice company, or almost any type of healthcare industry insider. For more information about whistleblower rewards a possible whistleblower with very well documented proof is urged to contact the Corporate Whistleblower Center anytime at 866-714-6466.
In a very recent example according to the Department of Justice, "The United States filed suit against Creekside Hospice II LLC, Skilled Healthcare Group Inc. (SKG), its holding company, and Skilled Healthcare LLC (SKH), an administrative services subsidiary of SKG that operates Creekside (collectively the Creekside entities), alleging that these entities knowingly submitted ineligible claims for hospice services and inflated claims for patient visits to government health care programs.
"The government’s complaint alleges that the Creekside entities knowingly submitted or caused the submission of false claims for hospice care for patients who were not terminally ill. According to the complaint, the companies allegedly directed staff to enroll patients in the hospice program regardless of the patients eligibility for hospice benefits, sometimes by instructing staff to change records after the hospice submitted claims for payment to indicate that all requirements had been met."
The Corporate Whistleblower Center says, "Our invitation to all types of healthcare workers includes physicians, nurses, healthcare managers, pharmaceutical, or medical device representatives, or hospital managers. If the Medicare fraud is incredibly obvious, and widespread we want you to call us at 866-714-6466 so we can carefully explain how federal whistleblower reward programs work." http://CorporateWhistleblowerCenter.Com
Simple rules for a whistleblowers from the Corporate Whistleblower Center:
- Do not go to the government first if you are a major whistleblower. The Corporate Whistleblower 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 Whistleblower 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 wants to emphasize there are high quality whistleblowers in every state including California, New York, Florida, Texas, Massachusetts, Maryland, Rhode Island, Virginia, Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Tennessee, North Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Louisiana, Missouri, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, New Mexico, Colorado, Utah, Arizona, Nevada, Idaho, Oregon, Washington, and Alaska.
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 Corporate Whistleblower Center anytime at 866-714-6466 or via their web site at http://CorporateWhistleblowerCenter.Com
For attribution please refer to the November 2014 Department of Justice press release on this matter: http://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/united-states-files-false-claims-act-lawsuit-against-las-vegas-hospice-and-related-entities.
The lawsuit is captioned United States and State of Nevada v. Creekside Hospice II, LLC, Skilled HealthCare Group, Inc. and Skilled Healthcare, LLC. (D. Nev.). Case number 2:13-cv-00167.