Medical Building

Midland’s Family Practice Medical Centers Will Pay $2 Million in Whistleblower Case


On September 11, 2017, the Justice Department announced a $2 million settlement with Family Medicine Centers of South Carolina for allegedly violating the False Claims Act. Bert... Read More

Pills and Money

A Multimillion-Dollar Whistleblower Settlement—with Two Unusual Aspects


Over the past several years, dozens of whistleblower cases involving pharmaceutical companies have been settled, with the largest fine to date levied on GlaxoSmithKline: $3 billion in... Read More

The Taxpayers Against Fraud Educational Fund


A number of groups exist that are related to whistleblowing and anti-fraud measures. A few of them are the Government Accountability Project, the National Whistleblower Center, and... Read More

Boom in False Claims: FHA-Insured Reverse Mortgages


In general, false claims against the mortgage industry have been profitable for the federal government. Since 2009, over $7 billion in settlements and judgments have been collected... Read More

A Major Whistleblower Settlement Against One of the Largest EHR Companies


Electronic health records, or EHRs, have been promoted a great deal over the past decade. Considered a solution to the problems that result when doctors don’t talk... Read More

What Are “Usual and Customary Charges” FCA Violations?


You may have heard the phrase “usual, customary, and reasonable” with regard to medical charges of all types. Insurance companies often use such guidelines to regulate what... Read More

I Signed a Confidentiality Agreement—Can I Still Be a Whistleblower?


Confidentiality agreements are growing more common in the workplace these days and are no longer limited to managers or to those who might handle secret information. You... Read More

United Healthcare in the Whistleblower Hot Seat


The biggest provider of Medicare Advantage plans in the U.S., United Healthcare (UNH), is being sued in a qui tam whistleblower suit that has been joined by... Read More

False Claims Act Attorney

When Will South Carolina Get a State False Claims Act?


While the people of South Carolina, like the rest of the United States, have a lot of statutory federal protection when it comes to whistleblowing, we don’t... Read More

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