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Category: False Claims California

Feb 13, 2019 - Evans Law Firm by |

California and San Francisco Whistleblower Attorneys: Whistleblowers Cases and Healthcare Fraud

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Healthcare Fraud on the Government Whistleblowers Lead the Way in Recoveries Outlook for 2019 In 2018, the volume of False Claims Act (FCA) litigation remained high, and health care-related qui tam (i.e., whistleblower) cases continued to lead the way.  Data from 2018 suggests that pharmaceutical companies, hospitals, and home health […]

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Feb 7, 2019 - Evans Law Firm by |

California and San Francisco False Claims Act Whistleblower Attorney: Healthcare False Claims

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Whistleblowers Bring Most Healthcare False Claims Act Cases Large Whistleblower Awards Healthcare fraud against Medicare and Medicaid amounts to billions of dollars every year. Whistleblowers bring most of the recovery actions when it comes to healthcare fraud against the government and the government rewards them when there is […]

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Nov 27, 2018 - Evans Law Firm by |

California and San Francisco False Claims Act Whistleblower Attorney: Healthcare False Claims

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER False Claims Act Cases For Kickbacks and Falsifying Records Two Large Whistleblower Settlements Awards in whistleblower cases brought for false claims against the government can be very substantial. Last week, the government announced two settlements in false claim whistleblower cases with rewards for the whistleblowers, discussed below, that […]

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Nov 15, 2018 - Evans Law Firm by |

California and San Francisco False Claims Act Whistleblower Attorney: Healthcare False Claims

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER False Claims Act Cases Against Healthcare Industry Government Announces Another Large Whistleblower Settlement With help from whistleblowers, the government pursues companies and contractors who defraud the government with false claims for payment or reimbursement. The majority of false claims come from the healthcare industry. Typically, whistleblowers initiate recovery […]

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Nov 15, 2018 - Evans Law Firm by |

California and San Francisco False Claims Act Whistleblower Attorney: Healthcare False Claims

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER False Claims Act Cases For Excessive Medicare Reimbursements Another Large Whistleblower Settlement The majority of false claims for government reimbursement come in the healthcare field. Whistleblowers initiate the majority of any government recovery actions whether the false claim is for fraudulent reimbursement, kickbacks, or other false schemes primarily […]

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Oct 30, 2018 - Evans Law Firm by |

California and San Francisco Whistleblower Attorney: Healthcare False Claims Act Cases

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Large Whistleblower Settlement For Illegal Upcoding False claims for inflated Medicare reimbursements (sometimes in the form of “upcoding”) are a common fraud against the government. Under the False Claims Act, whistleblowers initiate the majority of recovery actions against companies for submitting such inflated claims. The California and San Francisco […]

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Oct 19, 2018 - Evans Law Firm by |

California and San Francisco False Claims Act Whistleblower Attorney: Healthcare False Claims

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Massive Whistleblower Settlement Against Drug Company Healthcare fraud costs this country over $68 billion annually and part of that fraud is government payment for unapproved, substandard medications sold by drug manufacturers. The Department of Justice (DOJ) just settled a massive whistleblower suit against one drug company that repackaged […]

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Sep 27, 2018 - Evans Law Firm by |

California and San Francisco False Claims Act Whistleblower Attorney: Healthcare False Claims

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER False Claims Act Cases Against Healthcare Industry Government Whistleblower Awards Increasing Whistleblowers initiate over 80% of all healthcare fraud cases brought under the False Claims Act in this country. Historically, the government has recovered over $30 billion in these actions and paid out close to $5 billion in […]

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Aug 11, 2018 - Evans Law Firm by |

San Francisco and California Whistleblower Attorney: Large Whistleblower Fraud Case Settles for $65.5 Million

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Prime Healthcare and Its CEO Settle Whistleblower Case for False “Upcoding” Whistleblower Will Receive $17.2 Million Reward A California Registered Nurse will receive a $17.2 million reward for blowing the whistle on her employer’s false claims to the federal government for reimbursement under Medicare.[1]  The employer, Prime Healthcare, […]

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