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Whistleblower Protection Caucus Co-Chairs Urge Barr to Establish COVID-19 FCA Task Force

Posted  03/27/20
Whistleblower Reward
Efforts to combat the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States will require potentially trillions of taxpayer dollars.  Given the amount of money involved, and the speed at which the crisis is progressing, Whistleblower Protection Caucus Co-Chairs Congresswomen Jackie Speier (CA-14) and Kathleen M. Rice (NY-4) have sent a letter to Attorney General Barr urging him to establish a nationwide COVID-19 fraud prevention...

Loosening the Rules on Telehealth to Fight Coronavirus May Also Result in New Medicare Fraud Schemes

Posted  03/27/20
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In response to the coronavirus pandemic, the U.S. government is loosening rules on telehealth to make it easier—and safer—for patients to speak to their healthcare providers.  These steps are an important, and necessary, step to curtail the spread of the virus and to facilitate the treatment of infected patients.  But it may also open the door to new telehealth fraud schemes by unscrupulous individuals and...

March 27, 2020

Partner Gordon Schnell was quoted in the Law360 article, Feds Accuse Anthem of Bilking Medicare With Faulty Data.  Click here to read the article.

March 26, 2020

Anne Hartman and Edward Baker were quoted in the MLex article, Whistleblower reports still assessed by Securities and Exchange Commission despite Covid-19 protocols, SEC says.  Click here to read the article.

March 24, 2020

Two whistleblowers have received awards totaling over $570,000 for their roles in recent enforcement actions by the SEC.  According to the press release, the first whistleblower received approximately $478,000 and the second whistleblower received approximately $94,000.  In keeping with agency practices, the whistleblowers’ identities have not been revealed.  SEC

March 23, 2020

The SEC has announced that it has awarded a whistleblower over $1.6 million for informing the agency of a possible securities violation and providing critical assistance during the investigation.  Because of the whistleblower’s actions, the SEC was able to successfully enforce securities laws while preserving time and resources.  SEC

It looked like charity but it was actually big pharma's way to keep drug prices high

Posted  03/21/20
CC Attorneys Gordon Schnell, Max Voldman
Op-Ed by Gordon Schnell and Max Voldman published in The Star Ledger.  Click here to read more.

March 21, 2020

Op-Ed by Gordon Schnell and Max Voldman published in The Star Ledger, It looked like charity but it was actually big pharma's way to keep drug prices high.  Click here to read more.

March 20, 2020

A doctor in Florida has paid the United States $850,000 to settle claims of violating the Anti-Kickback and False Claims Acts.  In exchange for prescribing a powerful but highly addictive fentanyl spray, Subsys, to her patients, Dr. Parveen Khanna allegedly took illegal kickbacks from manufacturer Insys Pharmaceuticals, Inc that were disguised as speaker fees, then submitted claims for reimbursement to Medicare and TRICARE in violation of program rules prohibiting payment for kickback-induced services.  USAO MDFL

Data Analysts: a New Kind of Whistleblower to “Catch a Rogue,” write Gordon Schnell and Max Voldman in Stat News

Posted  03/20/20
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On March 16, 2019, STAT published an article by Constantine Cannon whistleblower lawyers Gordon Schnell and Max Voldman about a new kind of whistleblower emerging: the data-driven whistleblower. The article, Data analysts: a new kind of whistleblower to ‘catch a rogue’?, discusses different courts’ reaction to False Claims Act cases brought by Integra Med Analytics, a “forensic analysis firm that studies...
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