“Buy American, Hire American” Executive Order May Lead to New Whistleblower Claims

President Trump recently signed a new executive order as part of his initiative to give priority to U.S. made goods and companies that hire U.S. citizens in government procurement decisions. This executive order instructs federal agencies to enforce any and all regulations that require the agencies to buy products manufactured in the U.S. whenever possible. I…

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Medstar Ambulance Will Pay $12.7 Million to Settle Whistleblower Claim

Medstar Ambulance, Inc., and its related entities, have agreed to pay the United States government $12.7 million to resolve allegations made by a whistleblower that the company defrauded taxpayers by submitting false and fictitious claims for Medicare reimbursement. The case was originally brought to the government’s attention by a whistleblower who was a former employee…

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