August 6

Joel D. Hesch writes statistical sampling law review article to aid whistleblowers prove damages in FCA cases alleging widespread fraud against the government

Can statistical sampling be used to prove liability under the False Claims Act? Whether a whistleblower or the government can rely on statistical sampling to prove liability and damages under the False Claims Act is the most important and hotly litigated issue. That’s why Joel D. Hesch authored a law review article addressing the use.

February 20

Whistleblower attorney founds “National Whistleblower Reward Day”

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.

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.