Report Hospice Fraud: Hospice Fraud Whistleblowers Are Needed To Report False Certifications and Other Hospice Fraud by Hospice Fraud Qui Tam Lawyer Jason S. Coomer
Large financial rewards are being offered to hospice fraud whistleblowers that are the first to step forward to report large hospice care providers that are committing hospice fraud. If you are aware of a large hospice care provider or other health care company that is committing hospice fraud, please feel free to contact Hospice Fraud Whistleblower Lawyer, Jason S. Coomer.
For more information on hospice fraud, please read below or go to the following web page: Report Hospice Fraud Information.
Large Hospice Providers in The Unites States Are Receiving Hundreds of Millions of Dollars in Government Benefits and Some Have Been Committing Hospice Fraud
Hospice fraud is on the rise as many large corporations have tried to increase their profits through false certifications, over billing, and other forms of hospice fraud. Because Medicare, the health program for the elderly and the disabled, automatically pays the vast majority of the bills it receives from companies that possess federally issued supplier numbers, many large companies have learned that hospice fraud is lucrative and is often not detected.
However, there have been several large health care providers that have been made to pay large multimillion dollar fines for hospice fraud lawsuits. These lawsuits include cases against Odyssey Healthcare Inc. and SouthernCare. There are several other hospice fraud lawsuits that are currently pending and large rewards are being offered to professionals, employees, and other whistleblowers that are the first to be able to expose large scale hospice fraud being committed by a large hospice provider. Some of the largest hospice providers in the United States include: Vitas, Gentiva, HCR ManorCare, Amedisys, Aseracare, Hospice of the Valley, Compassionate Care Hospice, Seasons Hospice, Hospice Compassus, Southern Care, Providence, Harden Healthcare, Crossroads Hospice, American Hospice, Tidewell Hospice, Hospice of Palm Beach County, Suncoast Hospice, Community Hospice of Northeast, Hope Hospice; Community Services, and Hospice of the Western Reserve.
Hospice Fraud Can Occur When A Hospice Care Provider Falsely Certifies or Recertifies Patients That Are Not Eligible For Hospice Benefits
Hospice Care Providers that practice a pattern of enrolling and recertifying non-terminal patients and billing for continuous care that isn't necessary or reasonable can be committing Hospice Medicare Fraud. Other Hospice Care Providers that fraudulently maximize the use of Medicare’s hospice benefit by pressuring its employees to enroll people into hospice who aren’t dying and resist discharging them despite evidence they weren’t deteriorating can also be committing Hospice Medicare Fraud that can be the also be the basis of a Hospice Federal False Claims Act Whistleblower Reward Lawsuit. These Hospice Medicare Fraud Schemes typically have a large health care and hospice provider recruite patients eligible for skilled nursing care for 20 days, for which Medicare pays the entire bill. After the 20 days, when Medicare requires patients pick up a part of the tab, the health care and hospice provider will send the patients to hospice to collect a flat payment from Medicare for each day they are enrolled. In these fraudulent arrangements a patient will typically be referred and re-referred until that patient has received—and Medicare has been billed for—the maximum number of days of skilled nursing care, including rehabilitative therapy, home health care, and hospice care.
By being the first to expose a hospice Medicare fraud scheme, a hospice Medicare fraud whistleblower can receive a substantial reward for properly blowing the whistle on fraudulent hospice care providers.
Hospice Fraud Whistleblowers Can Include Doctors, Nurses, Hospice Employees, or Anyone With Original Knowledge of Hospice Fraud
Hospice fraud whistleblowers are needed to step forward and blow the whistle on large hospice care providers that are committing hospice fraud. If you are aware of a large hospice care provider or other health care company that is commiting hospice fraud, please feel free to contact Hospice Fraud Whistleblower Lawyer, Jason S. Coomer.