Pharmaceutical Fraud Whistleblowers
What is Pharmaceutical Fraud?
Pharmaceutical Fraud occurs when the Government, either through Medicare, Medicaid, TRICARE, or some other Government sponsored healthcare program, pays for a beneficiary’s medication that was not eligible for reimbursement.
How is Pharmaceutical Fraud different than Pharmaceutical Liability?
Pharmaceutical Fraud occurs when pharmaceutical manufacturers perpetrate fraud against Medicare, Medicaid, TRICARE, or some other Government sponsored healthcare program. These cases are brought under the False Claims Act.
Pharmaceutical Liability occurs when an individual is injured due to taking medication. To learn more about Pharmaceutical Liability, please visit our Pharmaceuticals Page.
What are some common Pharmaceutical Fraud schemes?
Pharmaceutical manufacturers have been found guilty of perpetrating fraud against Medicare and Medicaid programs costing tax payers billions of dollars each year.
Some examples of Pharmaceutical Fraud include:
- Marketing drugs for unapproved uses, which is often referred to as “off-label marketing”;
- Submitting false data to the Food and Drug Administration to obtain drug approval;
- Marketing drugs using false or misleading information;
- Illegal kickbacks or referral schemes; and
- Submitting false price data to CMS or Drug Plans to fraudulently inflate reimbursement.
What can I do to stop Pharmaceutical Fraud?
If you have knowledge and proof that a company is submitting false claims in relation to Pharmaceutical Fraud, then give us a call today for a free consultation and case review with an experienced whistleblower attorney.
This information is for educational purposes. It is not offered as and does not constitute legal advice or legal opinions. You should not act or rely upon this information without seeking the advice of an attorney.
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