Tampa Doctor Gets $4 Million For Blowing Whistle on Medicare Fraud

12:37 pm
Tue February 12, 2013

Tampa Doctor Gets $4 Million For Blowing Whistle on Medicare Fraud

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A Tampa pathologist who blew the whistle on Medicare fraud will get $4 million for his trouble, according to the the U.S. Justice Department. Dr. Alan Freedman filed a 2004 lawsuit under the whistle-blower provision of the False Claims Act to call attention to an illegal kickback arrangement between a Venice dermatologist and Tampa Pathology Laboratory, dating back to 1997.
TAMPA - A Tampa pathologist who blew the whistle on Medicare fraud will get $4 million for his trouble, the U.S. Justice Department said Monday. Dr. Alan Freedman filed a 2004 lawsuit under the whistle-blower provision of the False Claims Act to call attention to an illegal kickback arrangement between a Venice dermatologist and Tampa Pathology Laboratory, dating back to 1997.
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