Over-billing, unnecessary surgeries and procedures, improper admissions — these are serious issues of concern driving up the cost of medical care for all of us. They are also the key issues in a growing number of whistle-blower lawsuits being filed by medical workers and hospital employees who witness this type of fraud. It costs taxpayers billions of dollars a year in improper Medicare and Medicaid payments. 60 Minutestook a hard look at one hospital chain accused of pressuring doctors to admit patients regardless of their medical needs.
If you know of Medicare or Medicaid fraud against the government contact the James Hoyer whistleblower law firm for an evaluation of your case.