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SOURCE Corporate Whistleblower Center
Information about hospitals billing for unnecessary medical procedures can potentially result in hundreds of thousands to millions of dollars in rewards.
WASHINGTON, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Corporate Whistleblower Center is urging ER doctors, or nurse managers at a hospital in any state to call them immediately at 866-714-6466 if they possess well documented proof a hospital is intentionally overbilling Medicare with unnecessary medical procedures, because the reward potential for this type of information can be in the hundreds of thousands, to millions of dollars. http://CorporateWhistleblowerCenter.Com
The Corporate Whistleblower Center says, "We want to talk with hospital ER doctors, physicians, or hospital nurse managers in any state who have well documented proof of a hospital doing unnecessary procedures such as MRIs, heart catheterizations, or admitting patients who should have been sent home with an aspirin, because the whistleblower rewards for this type of information can be in the hundreds of thousands, or millions of dollars. For more information ER doctors, any type of medical doctor, or a nurse manger is urged to call the Corporate Whistleblower Center anytime at 866-714-6466. http://CorporateWhistleblowerCenter.Com
In a very recent example according to court records in May 2014, Baptist Health System Inc. (Baptist Health), the parent company for a network of affiliated hospitals and medical providers in the Jacksonville, Florida, area, has agreed to pay $2.5 million to settle allegations that its subsidiaries violated the False Claims Act by submitting claims to federal health care programs for medically unnecessary services and drugs.
In this instance the settlement resolves allegations that, from September 2009 to October 2011, two neurologists in the Baptist Health network misdiagnosed patients with various neurological disorders, such as multiple sclerosis, which allegedly caused Baptist Health to bill for medically unnecessary services.
In this instance the whistleblower will receive $424,155.
The Corporate Whistleblower Center says, "If you are a medical doctor, hospital administrator, or nurse manager possessing very well documented proof a hospital is intentionally overbilling Medicare for unnecessary medical procedures, please call us at 866-714-6466. Not only will we help you package your information, we will also help you get to some of the best whistleblower attorneys in the nation. We are the only group in the nation that offers this service." http://CorporateWhistleblowerCenter.Com
The Corporate Whistleblower Center wants to emphasize when they say ER doctors, physicians, or nurse managers in any state they literally mean every state including California, New York, Florida, Texas, Massachusetts, Maryland, Virginia, Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Tennessee, North Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Missouri, Michigan, Iowa, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, South Dakota, Montana, Wyoming, Nebraska, Kansas, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, Arizona, Nevada, Idaho, Oregon, Washington, and Alaska.
Simple rules for a whistleblower from the Corporate Whistleblower Center:
Any type of insider or employee who possesses significant proof of their employer or a government contractor defrauding the federal government is encouraged to contact to Corporate Whistleblower Center anytime at 866-714-6466 or via their web site at http://CorporateWhistleBlowerCenter.Com
For attribution purposes please refer to the May 2014 Justice Department press release on this matter: http://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/2014/May/14-civ-476.html
The lawsuit against Baptist Health was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida and is captioned United States ex rel. Wells v. Baptist Health System Inc. et al.
Contact: M. Thomas Martin
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