Nursing Homes Not Following COVID-19 Guidelines? Whistleblowers May Be Able to Earn a Reward

Federal laws and regulations require nursing homes and assisted living facilities to take special precautions to protect residents against the coronavirus pandemic. When nursing homes fail to follow these safeguards, they are putting their residents at a greater risk of harm, and in many cases, defrauding Medicare out of money by falsely claiming that they…

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Anti-Kickback law violations lead to settlement of whistleblower lawsuit

The Department of Justice recently announced an $11.5 million settlement with a Texas-based radiation therapy company, SightLine Health LLC, to resolve allegations that the company was defrauding Medicare and other federal healthcare programs. The case began when a whistleblower filed a lawsuit on behalf of the federal government under the False Claims Act, accusing SightLine…

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Our firm helps nurses file whistleblower lawsuit and expose Medicare fraud at hospices

Our experienced whistleblower attorneys helped secure a victory for our clients, the taxpayers and advocates for the elderly when a hospice company entered into a settlement with the federal government to resolve a whistleblower lawsuit that alleged Medicare fraud. Our firm represented two nurses who exposed fraudulent billing practices of their former employer, Compassionate Care…

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