June 23

How are Medicare whistleblower rewards paid?

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.

June 15

Joel Hesch publishes law review article helping courts apply the original source exception to the False Claims Act’s public disclosure bar

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.

January 27

Report Medicare Advantage Risk-Adjustment fraud under Medicare Part C and receive a whistleblower reward

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.

January 20

Can auditors receive a whistleblower reward for reporting fraud against the government?

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.

September 29

Joel Hesch helps whistleblower receive nearly $5 million as a reward for reporting Medicare fraud by a long term acute care hospital chain (LTCH or LTACH fraud)

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.

March 5

Joel Hesch files a brief before the Supreme Court supporting a whistleblower and suggesting a framework for deciding a case that threatens to ruin the government’s most important anti-fraud statute

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.

February 24

Joel Hesch coaches negotiation team to national second place finish at ABA national competition

Each year the American Bar Association (ABA) hosts an annual negotiation competition amongst all law schools in the nation. This year, the team coached by Joel D. Hesch was named national runner up by placing second out of 199 law school teams competing in the coveted ABA National Negotiation competition. The competition simulates legal negotiations.