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The authors of this blog are former prosecutors who now represent whistleblowers / Renée Brooker (former Assistant Director for Civil Frauds) reneebrooker@finchmccranie.com (202) 288-1295 / Eva Gunasekera (former Senior Counsel for Health Care Fraud) eva@finchmccranie.com

The Department of Justice needs whistleblowers to report fraud involving any federal or state government programs or contracts, including Medicare and Medicaid, as well as government spend on non-health care dollars.

How to blow the whistle on your employer

The authors are former prosecutors who now represent whistleblowers / Renée Brooker (former Assistant Director for Civil Frauds) reneebrooker@finchmccranie.com (202) 288-1295 / Eva Gunasekera (former Senior Counsel for Health Care Fraud) eva@finchmccranie.com

Whistleblowers who report federal or state grant or contract fraud help the Department of Justice’s enforcement efforts and may be entitled to a reward under the False Claims Act.

It takes guts for whistleblowers to come forward. Protect them.

The authors are former prosecutors who now represent whistleblowers / Renée Brooker (former Assistant Director for Civil Frauds) reneebrooker@finchmccranie.com (202) 288-1295 / Eva Gunasekera (former Senior Counsel for Health Care Fraud) eva@finchmccranie.com

The Department of Justice needs whistleblowers to report fraud involving off-label drug marketing, which can lead to patient harm.

Sandoz Can’t Duck Off-Label Promotion Claims Over Woman’s Death

The authors are former prosecutors who now represent whistleblowers / Renée Brooker (former Assistant Director for Civil Frauds) reneebrooker@finchmccranie.com (202) 288-1295 / Eva Gunasekera (former Senior Counsel for Health Care Fraud) eva@finchmccranie.com

The Department of Justice needs whistleblowers to report fraud involving drug pricing overbilling in the Medicare, Medicaid, TRICARE and FEHB programs.

Rite Aid Must Face Whistleblower Suit Alleging Drug Overbilling

The authors are former prosecutors who now represent whistleblowers / Renée Brooker (former Assistant Director for Civil Frauds) reneebrooker@finchmccranie.com (202) 288-1295 / Eva Gunasekera (former Senior Counsel for Health Care Fraud) eva@finchmccranie.com

The Department of Justice needs whistleblowers to report health care fraud

Health Care Industry Dominates False Claims Act Recoveries

The authors represent whistleblowers / Renée Brooker (former Assistant Director for Civil Frauds/Justice Department) reneebrooker@finchmccranie.com (202) 288-1295 / Eva Gunasekera (former Senior Counsel for Health Care Fraud/Justice Department) eva@finchmccranie.com

The Department of Justice needs whistleblowers to report fraud involving the payments of kickbacks to doctors to induce referrals of patients

On March 21, 2019, DOJ announced that MedStar Health Paid $35 Million to Resolve Allegations that it Paid Kickbacks to a Cardiology Group in Exchange for Referrals

The authors represent whistleblowers / Renée Brooker (former Assistant Director for Civil Frauds/Justice Department) reneebrooker@finchmccranie.com (202) 288-1295 / Eva Gunasekera (former Senior Counsel for Health Care Fraud/Justice Department) eva@finchmccranie.com

The Department of Justice is continuing to fight the ongoing drug epidemic by pursuing companies and individuals that fraudulently compound medications, according to this DOJ press release issued on March 15, 2019.  DOJ needs whistleblowers to step forward.

Seven People Charged in $50 Million Health Care Fraud Conspiracy Targeting State Health Benefits Programs

The authors represent whistleblowers / Renée Brooker (former Assistant Director for Civil Frauds/Justice Department) reneebrooker@finchmccranie.com (202) 288-1295 / Eva Gunasekera (former Senior Counsel for Health Care Fraud/Justice Department) eva@finchmccranie.com

DOJ settled a case involving drug screening and testing fraud of Medicare patients, according to this DOJ press release issued on March 15, 2019.  DOJ needs whistleblowers to step forward.

New London Psychiatrist and Mental Health Clinic Pay over $3.3 Million to Settle False Claims Act Allegations

Through a $465 million settlement, Finch McCranie’s Michael A. Sullivan and James J. Breen of the Breen Law Firm successfully represented a whistleblower whose qui tam case under the False Claims Act helped return hundreds of millions to the United States and various states for Medicaid rebates underpaid on new EpiPen products introduced in 2009.

The Department of Justice announced the settlement on August 17, 2017, of two qui tam cases pending in the District of Massachusetts, United States, et al. ex rel. sanofi-aventis US LLC v. Mylan Inc., et al., and our case, United States, et al. ex rel. Ven-A-Care of the Florida Keys, Inc. Mylan Inc., et al..

These cases illustrate the importance of the False Claims Act to uncover and stop fraud and false claims in health care and other industries, which harm taxpayers by stealing taxpayer dollars needed to provide medical care and other services.

Today the Department of Justice announced the largest settlement in its history with a skilled nursing facility chain–a qui tam whistleblower case under the False Claims Act that our firm and our co-counsel Mark Simpson worked side-by-side with DOJ to prepare for trial.

We applaud the exceptional work of DOJ’s attorneys, as well the outstanding attorneys of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Tennessee.  Below is our press release on today’s settlement:

$145 Million Settlement in Groundbreaking Health Care Fraud “Whistleblower” Case by Atlanta’s Finch McCranie LLP and U.S. Department of Justice