Corporate Whistleblower Center Now Urges RNs at Skilled Nursing Facilities to Call Them About Rewards If Their Employer is Billing Medicare/Medicaid for Unnecessary Treatments or Short-Staffing

Corporate Whistleblower Center Now Urges RNs at Skilled Nursing Facilities to Call Them About Rewards If Their Employer is Billing Medicare/Medicaid for Unnecessary Treatments or Short-Staffing

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WASHINGTON, Aug. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Corporate Whistleblower Center, "We have been saying it for a year and now we are the verge of proving it – 'whistleblowing should be a Corporate 500 company' because the annual profits could exceed a billion dollars per year. One out-of-control area for Medicare and Medicaid overbilling are skilled nursing facilities. Between billing Medicare or Medicaid for services never rendered, not enough staff to take care of patients and medically unnecessary treatments, we could probably generate $50 million dollars a year in whistleblower rewards, as we would like to discuss anytime at 866-714-6466. In one recent example, two whistleblowers at a skilled nursing facility will receive $2 million dollars for medical treatments that were not necessary." 

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In July 2018, the Department of Justice announced that a group of healthcare companies agreed to pay a $10 million dollar fine for submitting false claims to Medicare for medically unnecessary rehabilitation therapy services. The United States alleged that between October 2009 and December 2013, a group of healthcare companies and nine skilled nursing facilities' corporate policies and practices encouraged the provision of medically unreasonable and unnecessary therapy without regard for patients' individual clinical needs. In this instance the whistleblowers will receive a $2 million reward.

The Corporate Whistleblower Center is urging nurses at skilled nursing facilities to call them anytime if they have proof of the following at their place of employment:

  • A skilled nursing facility is billing Medicare or Medicaid as if they are fully staffed when they are under staffed and patients are at risk.
  • A skilled nursing facility that is billing Medicare or Medicaid for wound care that never happened, or wound care being done without the oversight of a RN or MD.
  • A skilled nursing facility that is forcing PT or OT on patients who do not need it.
  • A skilled nursing facility that is forcing nurses to chart medical procedures that never took place.

The Corporate Whistleblower Center says, "If you work as a nurse at a skilled nursing facility and you have witnessed some of the things we have listed, and these types of practices have been going on for years, please call us at 866-714-6466 and let's discuss the reward potential of your information. Please don't sit on a winning lotto ticket without ever knowing what it might have been worth." http://CorporateWhistleblower.Com

Simple rules for a whistleblower from the Corporate Whistleblower Center: Do not go to the government first if you are a major whistleblower. The Corporate Whistleblower Center says, "Major whistleblowers frequently go to the government thinking they will help. It's a huge mistake. Do not go to the news media with your whistleblower information. Public revelation of a whistleblower's information could destroy any prospect for a reward. Do not try to force a company or individual to clean about overbilling Medicare or Medicaid. Come to us first, tell us what type of information you have, and if we think it's sufficient, we will help find the right law firms to assist in advancing your information for a reward."

The Corporate Whistleblower Center is the premier advocate for whistleblowers in the United States. Unlike any group in the US, they can assist a potential whistleblower with packaging their information and providing the whistleblower with access to some of the most accomplished whistleblower attorneys in the nation. For more information, a potential whistleblower can contact the Corporate Whistleblower Center anytime at 866-714-6466 or visit http://CorporateWhistleblower.Com

For attribution related to this whistleblower reward, please review the Department of Justice press release regarding this matter: https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/two-consulting-companies-and-nine-affiliated-skilled-nursing-facilities-pay-10-million.

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