WASHINGTON, Dec. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Corporate Whistleblower Center is urging a physician or a healthcare manager to call them anytime at 866-714-6466 if they possess proof a pharmaceutical company is bribing doctors or healthcare managers to sell more drugs. Aside from the innocent patients frequently being the victims, these types of schemes can cost the taxpayers as well, because often-times these practices target Medicare recipients or the elderly.
Recently a whistleblower received $3 million dollars for this exact type of information. Blowing the whistle on Medicare fraud can be very worthwhile as Center would like to explain anytime to a potential whistleblower. http://CorporateWhistleblowerCenter.Com
According to an October 2016 Department of Justice press release, "The government settled with a national long term care pharmacy that allegedly disguised kickbacks it received from a major national drug company in a variety of ways. In one instance the drug company allegedly made payments to the pharmacy company described as "grants" and "educational funding."
The government also alleged that the national long term care pharmacy had agreements with the national drug company by which the pharmacy company was entitled to increasing levels of rebates from the drug company based on the number of nursing home residents serviced and the amount of prescription drugs prescribed per resident. The national long term care pharmacy company agreed to pay over $28 million dollars to the Department of Justice for their scheme to defraud Medicare. http://CorporateWhistleblowerCenter.Com
The Corporate Whistleblower Center says, "We are urging medical doctors or healthcare executives to call us anytime at 866-714-6466 if they possess well documented proof a pharmaceutical or medical device company is paying off doctors, hospitals, nursing homes, skilled nursing facilities or rehab facilities to use their products. Or better put-overuse their products. We are also extremely interested in hospital chains or insurance companies buying medical practice groups with kickbacks or under the table bribes going on.
"The potential fines for big time drug/medical device company kickbacks or Stark violations can easily exceed a million dollars. It is typically the amount of the fine that determines what the whistleblower reward will be. If you possess specific and well documented proof of million dollar kickbacks involving a pharma/medical device company or related to Stark violations please call us at 866-714-6466 and at a minimum allow us to explain how the whistleblower process works and what it will take to get rewarded." http://CorporateWhistleblowerCenter.Com
Simple rules for a whistleblower from the Corporate Whistleblower Center: Do not go to the government first if you want to become a 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 either. Any type of public revelation of a whistleblower's information could destroy the prospect for a reward. Do not try to force a healthcare company or individual to come clean on kickbacks or Stark violations. 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."
The Corporate Whistleblower Center is the premier advocate for whistleblowers in the United States. Unlike any group in the US, they assist potential whistleblowers with packaging their information and providing the whistleblower with access to the most accomplished whistleblower attorneys in the nation. For more information a potential whistleblowers in any state can contact the Corporate Whistleblower Center anytime at 866-714-6466 or visit http://CorporateWhistleblowerCenter.Com.
For attribution, please refer to the October 2016 Department of Justice press release that details the allegations as well as the whistleblower reward. https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/nation-s-largest-nursing-home-pharmacy-pay-over-28-million-settle-kickback-allegations
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SOURCE Corporate Whistleblower Center