December 27, 2016

California Nurse Whistleblower Judith King

Judith King, a registered nurse, was a heart transplant coordinator at Sharp Memorial Hospital in San Diego. Phillips & Cohen brought a qui tam lawsuit against her employer on her behalf, alleging...
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December 27, 2016

Lack of Medical Necessity

Unnecessary care provided to patients — whether in hospitals, in skilled nursing facilities, through hospice programs or in other settings — not only defrauds Medicare and Medicaid, it also...
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December 27, 2016

Medical Devices and Implants

Sales and marketing tactics used by medical device companies, such as lucrative consulting agreements with doctors and off-label marketing, could violate the False Claims Act and could be the basis for...
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December 27, 2016

Medical Loss Ratio Fraud

Whistleblowers are essential for stopping medical loss ratio (MLR) fraud. They can do this by filing a “qui tam” (whistleblower) lawsuit. MLR fraud takes many forms, but usually involves reporting...
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December 27, 2016

Yield Burning

In the municipal bond market, some investment banking firms engaged in fraudulent schemes known as “yield-burning,” where they charged excessive prices for U.S. Treasury securities sold to...
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December 27, 2016

Tax Whistleblower Story

Testimony of “Mr. ABC,” a confidential witness represented by Phillips & Cohen LLP, before the Senate Finance Committee – July 21, 2004. Mr. Chairman and Members of the Committee: I want...
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