To bring awareness to available whistleblower rewards for reporting fraud against the government, Joel Hesch founded National Whistleblower Reward Day to be celebrated each February 20. After working in the national whistleblower reward office of the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, D.C., Joel Hesch formed his own firm to exclusively represent whistleblowers file for.
A common question by whistleblowers wanting to report Medicare fraud is how are Medicare whistleblower rewards paid? This article addresses how a whistleblower reports Medicare fraud to receive a whistleblower reward and how Medicare rewards are paid. It lists the steps you must take to be eligible. If you miss even one of them, you.
A prominent law school’s law review recently published Joel Hesch’s new article helping courts properly apply the “original source exception” to the public disclosure bar. The article outlines to the court and lawyers when a whistleblower is eligible for a reward for reporting fraud when the fraud allegations already appear in the news media or.
This article shows you how to receive a whistleblower reward for reporting Medicare Advantage fraud (or risk-adjustment fraud) under Medicare Part C. Health care companies that sponsor or provide Medicare Advantage and PACE plans often develop schemes to cheat Medicare by millions of dollars a year. The government is offering significant monetary rewards to whistleblowers.
Government rewards are available to internal and external auditors for reporting fraud against the government This article addresses how auditors can get a whistleblower reward for reporting fraud against the government, including Medicare fraud or military fraud. It also addresses special issues or concerns when an auditor becomes a whistleblower. Fraud occurs more often than.
If you report an oil company that is cheating the government by underpaying oil royalties, you may be entitled to a large whistleblower reward, as shown in this article. In fact, the Department of Justice is seeking whistleblowers to report oil royalty fraud and is offering huge rewards. Government Rewards for Reporting Oil Royalty Fraud.
One common question is whether and how to report fraud against the government to the FBI. As an initial matter, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is the principal investigative arm of the U. S. Department of Justice (DOJ). The FBI has investigative jurisdiction over violations of more than 200 categories of Federal crimes. That.
The government awarded a whistleblower a reward of $4.85 million for reporting a long term acute care hospital chain for allegedly admitting patients who did not meet the Medicare criteria for admission to a long term acute care hospital (LTCH or LTACH). The whistleblower is a former employee of the LTCH chain. She contacted Joel.
Joel Hesch coached a law school negotiation team that was selected to represent the United States of America in an International Negotiation Competition (INC) held at the University of Lucerne in Switzerland. The Liberty Law team captured a fifth-place finish out of 24 countries invited to compete in this annual world competition held in 2016..
The Supreme Court will soon decide a case filed by a whistleblower alleging massive Medicaid fraud by a health care company that used unlicensed professionals to bill the taxpayers millions of dollars for counseling services despite a clear requirement that it must use licensed professionals. The Supreme Court will decide if contractors that knowing violate.