Medical Device Manufacturer Fraud
Medical device manufacturers have been found guilty of perpetrating fraud against the Federal and State Government costing tax-payers billions of dollars each year.
Common types of medical device manufacturer fraud include:
- Marketing medical devices that have not been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration;
- Promoting surgical procedures by using a manufacturer’s device(s) when less invasive alternatives are appropriate;
- Advising hospitals to up-code surgical procedures to inflate Medicare reimbursement;
- Paying kickbacks to health care providers to use their devices;
- Charging a Government entity at a higher rate than commercial customers;
- Selling medical devices that are defective or the manufacturer has reason to believe they are defective.
Without the information provided by whistleblowers filing a qui tam claim under the federal and state false claims act, medical device manufacturer fraud would go undetected by the government.
If you have any first hand knowledge, information or evidence related to acts of fraud perpetrated against the federal, state, or city government, please contact the whistleblower lawyers at Levy Konigsberg LLP for a free and confidential consultation by calling our 24/7 hotline at (800) 315-3806, or by submitting an email inquiry.
Our attorneys have the dedication and resources it takes to successfully prosecute a Qui Tam case. We can protect your rights, fight fraud and obtain the compensation you deserve.
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.
IMPORTANT: If you believe you have evidence of fraud against the government, securities fraud, commodities fraud or IRS or New York State tax fraud, contact us for a free, confidential consultation by calling our 24/7 hotline at (800) 315-3806, or by submitting an email inquiry.
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