Have you witnessed your employer participating in Medicare Part D fraud? If so, you may be needed to serve as a whistleblower. Whistleblowers play a crucial role in protecting both patients and taxpayers from the consequences of fraud. They may be very well compensated for their participation.
Medicare Part D Fraud is covered by the False Claims Act (FCA). This legislation was passed to prevent fraud against the government. One of its key mechanisms for discovering fraud is a qui tam provision that rewards whistleblowers with a portion of the funds that are recovered.
Before you blow the whistle, you should consider speaking to a lawyer. A lawyer can help you understand whether the activity you’ve witnessed is considered fraud and how to move forward.
Before you speak to a lawyer, it may help you to understand Medicare Part D fraud better. Below, you can learn what Medicare Part D is, what activity is criminal fraud, and what real-life examples exist of this fraud