Whistleblower discovers insurance giant defrauding Medicare

Whistleblower discovers insurance giant defrauding Medicare A whistleblower lawsuit accused the health insurance company UnitedHealth Group of a vast Medicare and Medicaid fraud. According to the suit recently made public by the Department of Justice (DOJ), the insurer made patients appear sicker than they were in order to overcharge the federal programs by [...]

Theranos whistleblower exposes widespread healthcare fraud

Theranos whistleblower exposes widespread healthcare fraud The whistleblower who exposed the healthcare fraud occurring at Theranos Inc. reports a vast scheme used to manipulate lab tests and quality-control checks. Tyler Shultz is the grandson of George P. Shultz, the former Secretary of State during Reagan presidency who directed Theranos until 2012. In April 2014, [...]

Life Care nursing homes pay $145 million to settle Medicare fraud

Life Care nursing homes pay $145 million to settle Medicare fraud The skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) company Life Care agreed to pay a $145 million fine to settle charges of alleged health care fraud. According to the lawsuit filed by the U.S. Department of Justice, the company submitted false claims to TRICARE and Medicare for [...]