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HCR MANORCARE PROSECUTED FOR MEDICARE FRAUD

Christine Ribik filed a complaint against ManorCare alleging Medicare Fraud. The complaint alleges that ManorCare was involved in a scheme to upcode skill therapy services. The U.S. Deparment of Justice is now prosecuting ManorCare.

 

INTRODUCTION

Introduction to the Law Office of Jeffrey J. Downey, P.C.

HOW TO SELECT AN ATTORNEY

Qui Tam, Healthcare Fraud, and Medicare Fraud are among my areas of expertise as a lawyer, but in this video I detail best practices for selecting any attorney.

WHAT TO DO AFTER A CAR ACCIDENT

Trial attorney Jeffrey J. Downey discusses how to protect your legal rights after an auto accident. The Law Office of Jeffrey J. Downey represents injured parties in Virginia, Washington DC and Maryland.

INSURANCE COVERAGE

Insurance coverage in regards to injuries.

 

FALLS

Contributory negligence and falls.

PRESSURE SORES

When pressure sores develop in health care facilities like nursing homes they are often a sign of neglect.  Learn about pressure sores and why they develop.

 

WHAT IS A PRESSURE SORE?

What is a pressure sore?

FALSE CLAIMS ACT INTRO

The False Claims Act is a powerful tool that allows Plaintiffs, also called whistleblowers to recovery between 15 to 25 percent of the Government’s recovery of fraud dollars where a case is successfully prosecuted.  First to file rules are at play which means that the first person to file a successful case typically receives most or all of the recovery.  Medicare fraud is a common basis for recovery under the False Claims act.

 

HOW THE FALSE CLAIMS ACT WORKS

The False Claims Act allows Relators who file cases under seal to share in the Government’s recovery of fraud dollars where the case is successful.  Filling claims can be a complicated process requiring the assistance of an experienced whistleblower attorney.

WHY WHISTLEBLOWERS COME FORWARD

Whistleblowers come forward and report Government fraud for a variety of reasons.  While some are interested in the potential big payout at the end of a case, most people who report Medicare or other types of fraud are interested in correcting abuses in our system which can affect all of us.

 

WILL MY NAME BE DISCLOSED …?

Whistleblowers who file cases under the False Claims Act face the possibility that their identity may be disclosed.  Learn about the process and what can be done to prevent disclosure.

 

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