False Claims Act Summary for 2019 – Healthcare Fraud

The US Justice Department announced on January 9, 2020, that the agency had recovered more than $3 billion in fiscal year 2019 through cases brought through the False Claims Act. The use of a stronger False Claims Act has led to more than $62 billion in recoveries by the US DOJ since 1986. The qui tam whistleblower pro...

Federal False Claims Act Video 

We’ve helped whistleblowers earn multiple millions of dollars over the past 30 years. Our whistleblower complaint was the first selected by John Boese for his treatise on Civil False Claims and Qui Tam Actions (now in its fourth edition). That complaint, based on healthcare fraud, resulted in a multi-million ...

Healthcare Fraud Update and Retaliation Protection In California

Not surprisingly, the headline-grabbing multi-million dollar settlements have certainly paved the way for health care practitioners, contractors, and employees to report unlawful activities, excessive medical care, improper submissions of claims for reimbursement, and even the withholding of funds after acknowledgment ...

2016 Surges On With More Million-Dollar Whistleblower Recoveries

On January 12, 2016, the Justice Department announced a settlement that exemplifies what has become classic health care fraud.  Indeed, the nation’s largest Skilled Nursing Facility (“SNF”) therapy provider Kindred/Rehabcare agreed to resolve its False Claims Act (“FCA”) case with the government for $125 Mil...