This one was flagrant. A sign installer in Houston who claimed a work-linked injury prevented him from doing his job was subsequently found to be elsewhere … installing signs.
News outlets spotlighting health care fraud routinely underscore the harsh – arguably, even draconian – sentencing outcomes that often accompany it.
It’s all about reciprocity, imply officials from the U.S. Department of Justice. Play ball with us. Give our investigators timely and candid information they can use, and you will likely see some benefits coming back your way. Otherwise, well, … .
There is voter fraud in Texas.
“This is a difficult moment for Duke.”
All eyes in the False Claims Act whistleblower world are on William Barr.
We noted what is almost a truism in the criminal law realm these days in our immediately preceding blog post, namely, that health care fraud is a top-tier agenda item. We stated in our Hilder & Associates February 19 entry that it “stands out like Godzilla in the sights of state and federal regulators and law enforcers.”
The mantra “fraud, waste and abuse” is almost like the color red for Texas and national investigators focused on alleged fraud activities, especially in the white collar realm.
Businesses love catchy slogans, and Walgreens had a memorable one for many years. The iconic national pharmacy chain -- in business for well over a century – long reminded customers visiting company stores that they were “at the corner of happy and healthy.”
A wealth of empirical data underscores the sharp degree to which federal regulators and law enforcers are focused upon government-directed fraud.