March 29, 2021
“An inside look at the crazy world of whistleblower lawsuits, where anonymous tipsters make millions”
Phillips & Cohen partner Erika Kelton explains some of the obstacles tax whistleblowers may face with the IRS and why state tax whistleblower cases can be faster and more effective. Erika Kelton, a...
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March 22, 2021
What Is Missing From Purdue Pharma’s Audacious, Proposed Bankruptcy Plan
Phillips & Cohen partner Erika Kelton suggests four additional approaches to fix Purdue Pharma’s “woefully inadequate” proposed bankruptcy and restructuring settlement plan in an...
March 17, 2021
Hospital billing practices suggest increased upcoding, says HHS-OIG
Upcoding of Medicare patient treatment appears to be a serious and widespread problem with hospital billing, a recent government report says, providing new urgency for whistleblowers to report fraudulent...
March 09, 2021
SEC whistleblower award for $1.5 million goes to Phillips & Cohen’s client
The US Securities and Exchange Commission today awarded $1.5 million to a whistleblower represented by Phillips & Cohen LLP.
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March 05, 2021
New CFTC whistleblower legislation: the CFTC Fund Management Act
To bolster the Commodity Futures Trading Commission whistleblower program, US Sen. Chuck Grassley has introduced the CFTC Fund Management Act. The CFTC whistleblower program “has grown at a much faster...
March 03, 2021
Covid-related fraud, electronic health records are among DOJ’s top enforcement priorities
Fraud involving Covid-related funds, electronic health records, opioid prescriptions and kickbacks, and cybersecurity contracts are among the top False Claims Act enforcement priorities for the US Department...