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  • Whistleblower Lawsuit: American Sleep Medicine to Resolve Medicare Fraud Case for $15M

    American Sleep Medicine LLC has agreed to pay a $15,301,341 settlement over claims that it wrongly billed the government for sleep diagnostic services that did not meet eligibility requirements for payment. Daniel Purnell is the one who filed the Florida whistleblower lawsuit under the False Claims Act. Purnell accused the defendant of submitting false claims to the Railroad Retirement Medicare ...
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  • Whistleblower Gets $2.4M in Medicare/Medicaid Fraud Case Against Cooper Health System

    Dr. Nicholas L. DePace, a cardiologist, will receive $2.4M for his whistleblower lawsuit against Copper Health System and Cooper University Hospital over Medicare and Medicaid fraud allegations. He had accused the defendants of working with illegal kickbacks to recommend doctors via the Cooper Heart Institute Advisory Board. The board’s supposed purpose was to have prominent doctors in New Jersey ...
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  • Whistleblower Lawsuit Accuses Northwestern University of Double Billing the US Government for Patient Care

    An ex-Northwestern University employee has submitted a whistleblower lawsuit against the institution and Northwestern Memorial Hospital claiming that they double-billed the federal government for patient care. The whistleblower, Audra Soulias, claims that the alleged Medicare fraud, involving hospital patients that were taking part in federally funded clinical trials, was going on even before she ...
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  • Whistleblower Lawsuits: WellCare Health Plans Settles Medicare/Medicaid Allegations for $137.5 Million

    Four whistleblower lawsuits accusing WellCare Health Plans, Inc. of submitting false Medicaid and Medicare claims have ended with the company agreeing to pay $137.5 million to settle the allegations made. The lawsuits were filed under the federal False Claims Act’s qui tam provisions, and whistleblowers are entitled to a share of the settlement. Per the whistleblower lawsuits, WellCare Health ...
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