Medicare and Medicaid Fraud Under the False Claims Act

When clients retain Berger Montague to report a Medicaid or Medicare fraud claim, the firm typically utilizes the False Claims Act (“FCA”) to recover the fraudulently obtained funds. Under the FCA, the whistleblower can receive 15% – 30% of the funds recovered as a reward for uncovering the fraud.

Hundreds of billions of dollars are paid by the government each year for Medicaid and Medicare services, so the potential for fraud against the government is vast, particularly since the government relies on the “honor system” to obey the law. Sadly, we know individuals and companies routinely break the law and submit fraudulent or false charges to the government.

Berger Montague’s Whistleblower, Qui Tam & False Claims Act Practice Group can help unravel healthcare fraud against the government. We understand each step in the whistleblower process and are sensitive to our client’s needs when deciding how to best collect evidence and present their claims. For a free and confidential consultation with an experienced whistleblower attorney, please call (800) 424-6690 or email

Why Talk to Medicare Whistleblower Attorneys?

  1. As healthcare fraud lawyers, we understand you might have concerns about being a whistleblower and that you want to know, in advance, how it may affect your career, family and loved ones.
  2. Medical and healthcare law is extremely complex and can require experienced and knowledgeable lawyers.
  3. Experienced Medicare whistleblower attorneys have working relationships with the government which are critical to increasing the likelihood that the case will be successful (when the government “intervenes” in qui tam whistleblower claims under the FCA, the vast majority of the cases are successfully resolved).
  4. Having expansive resources for research – and proven lawyers on your side – is imperative. Some cases can be very expensive and complex. Many smaller firms do not have the resources or the experience to successfully “carry” such cases.

Medical Fraud and Healthcare Fraud Examples

Different programs within the healthcare realm where fraud is possible include Medicare, Medicaid, TRICARE, and other government healthcare programs. Moreover, there are many sectors within the healthcare industry which have been the subject of fraudulent actions, including pharmaceutical manufacturers, medical device manufacturers, hospitals, physician practices, nursing homes, physical therapy offices, hospice providers, and more.  Billions of dollars of taxpayer money is stolen every year due to healthcare fraud.

Contact Us to Learn More

Do you need a Whistleblower Lawyer or want to know more information about Qui Tam Law and your rights under the False Claims Act?

There are three easy ways to contact our firm for a free, confidential evaluation with one of our whistleblower attorneys:

  1. Fill out the contact form on this page.
  2. Email
  3. Call (888) 647-9292

Your submission will be reviewed by a Berger Montague qui tam attorney and remain confidential.

if you need to report medicare or medicaid fraud, click here to have a free, confidential discussion with a berger montague medicare whistleblower attorney about your claims.
By | 2019-02-05T10:44:54+00:00 April 18th, 2018|Healthcare Fraud|