$160M Whistleblower Settlement with Mail-order Diabetic Testing Company

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"Free" glucometers, waived co-pays and claims made for dead patients. An Antioch call center whistleblower alerted the U.S. government to a bundle of Medicare false claim schemes in a suit that led this week to the largest settlement in Middle Tennessee history. It did not feel right. It was too hard of a sell, too much beat into our heads about the limited things we could or couldn't do. It just didn't feel right. So I did a little bit of reading. Greg Goodman, 59, knew something was off wh...
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Health Management Whistleblower Wins Nearly $1 Million in Fees

False Claims Act whistleblower Bradley Nurkin is entitled to $959,713 in attorneys’ fees and expenses for his role in bringing about a $260 million settlement with Health Management Associates LLC for federal healthcare fraud in September 2018, a Florida federal court said. Nurkin received $15 million under the settlement involving allegations that Health Management paid kickbacks for doctor referrals and billed healthcare programs for inpatient services that should have been billed as o...
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