What Is Medicare/ Medicaid Fraud
Medicare Fraud Attorney - What is Medicare & Medicaid Fraud?
Each Year, Whistleblowers Receive Hundreds Of Millions Of Dollars
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If you work in the healthcare industry, educate yourself about Medicare/Medicaid fraud. Be informed, be vigilant, and be smart. Reporting Medicare/Medicaid fraud the correct way can help cut taxes and save lives – and result in an award to you. And besides, it’s the right thing to do.
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The whistleblower lawyers at Brown, LLC help whistleblowers root out Medicare and Medicaid fraud. If you have information regarding systemic fraud upon government insurance programs like Medicare, Medicaid or TRICARE, you might be eligible to become a whistleblower under the False Claims Act and potentially receive an award.
Each year billions of taxpayer dollars are lost to Medicare fraud – and each year hundreds of millions of dollars are awarded to those who blow the whistle the right way.
Medicare and Medicaid fraud can rear its ugly head in many different ways. Unfortunately, when money’s at stake, greed conquers care and medical providers sometimes place their economic interests ahead of the patients.
Common Medicare Fraud Scenarios
Businesses and individuals defraud state and federal government healthcare programs in many different ways. Common examples of fraudulent conduct include:
Paying or soliciting money to induce referrals for healthcare services payable by a government healthcare program.
Falsifying Information Regarding Clinic/ Provider Accreditation
Submitting false information to become an eligible provider for government insurance programs.
Referring government business to another business owned by the same person, or by their friends or family.
There are hundreds of other schemes that hurt patients and line medical providers’ pockets. If you’re not part of the solution, the government may consider you part of the problem. Talk with a whistleblower lawyer to educate yourself about your rights. Call the whistleblower law firm of Brown, LLC at (877) 561-0000 for a free, confidential consultation.