The government continues its ongoing crackdown against medical billing fraud and Medicare fraud. Click here to read about two recent Louisiana cases involving Medicare fraud.
As discussed in the prior articles, the federal False Claims Act (FCA) only applies to fraudulent claims made against the federal government. The FCA does not cover fraud in state or local government contracts. In order to fill that gap, …
Many False Claims Act cases arise when whistleblowers report medical billing fraud. Click to learn about some common types of illegal medical billing fraud.
Federal law imposes serious penalties on anyone who makes a false or fraudulent claim for payment against the government. An employee who blows the whistle on fraud can recover up to 30% of the total award. Click to learn more about the False Claims Act.