Qui Tam Leads to Federal Kickback Charges For Hilton Head Hospital Exec

Qui Tam Lawsuit Results in Federal Kickback Charges In a separate filing stemming from the whistleblower lawsuit against Tenet Healthcare and its federal kickback scheme with Clinica de la Mama in Hilton Head, SC, a former executive from Hilton Head Hospital now faces federal kickback charges for his role in the financial fraud. Gary W. Lang, the vice president of business development at Hilton Head Hospital from 2004 to 2006, was indicted on federal kickback charges on July 23rd. The original whistleblower lawsuit contended that Hilton … [Read more...]

Vietnam Veteran Uncovers Multi-Million Dollar Qui Tam Scam

A New Jerseywheelchair-bound Vietnam veteran with muscular dystrophy uncovered a multi-million dollar medical aid fraud. The New Yorkpost reported Richard West, 63, first discovered his Medicaid benefits were wrongly maxed out in 2004 during a visit to the dentist and spent the past seven years investigating why. Following the dentist visit, West returned home and looked at his own records.  West found the agency that provided his benefits Maxim Healthcare, had billed the government for care he never received, including visits from nurses … [Read more...]