What is Medicare Fraud?

Medicare fraud occurs when a hospital, nursing home, doctor's office, hospice care facility, ambulance service, pharmacy, rehabilitation center, or any other type of healthcare provider overbills Medicare.


Who can report Medicare fraud?

Medicare fraud whistleblowers are almost always healthcare professionals. They are commonly employed as hospital administrators, nurses, hospice or nursing home workers, ambulance drivers, pharmacists, or as any other type of healthcare professionals.

Receive a financial reward for your information.

Healthcare professionals may be entitled to a significant financial reward for becoming Medicare whistleblowers. Learn about receiving a financial reward for your information here.


Medicare Fraud Reporting Center - Report Medicare Fraud Here
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Help stop the waste and abuse of Medicare by becoming a Medicare whistleblower.

Medicare Whistleblowers are typically healthcare professionals who are aware of hospitals, clinics, pharmacies, Nursing Homes, Hospices, long term care and other health care facilities that routinely overcharge or seek reimbursement from government programs for medical services not rendered, drugs not used, beds not slept in and ambulance rides not taken. If you have information about a person or a company that is cheating the Medicare program (or any other government run healthcare program), you may be able to collect a large financial reward for reporting it here.

Common types of Medicare fraud include:

  • Hospice care centers overbilling for patients stays and care.
  • Rehabilitation centers systematically inflating rehab bills.
  • Durable medical equipment fraud: kickbacks schemes in medical sales of items such as bedding and wheelchairs.
  • Nursing home overbilling of staff time and patient care.
  • Assisted living center fraud.
  • Medical coding: alteration of medical codes for different procedures and diagnosis.
  • Ambulance service fraud: billing for rides not authorized by Medicare.

Healthcare professionals that report Medicare fraud may be entitled to receive a significant financial reward for coming forward to us with their information.

Becoming a Medicare whistleblower

Recent changes to US whistleblower laws allow healthcare professionals to collect a significant financial reward (often millions of dollars) for reporting fraud against the government in the healthcare industry. US laws now allow individuals reporting Medicare fraud to receive full protection from retaliation and collect up to 30% of the fines that the government collects.

Report Medicare fraud here.

Help stop government waste and abuse, and get rewarded for your efforts. Our attorneys have significant experience representing healthcare industry whisteblowers. Complete the secure form on this page or call 1-800-581-1790 for a free no obligation consultation with a lawyer.


Biggest Medicare Fraud Scheme in History Netted $375 Million for Texas Doctor
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Federal prosecutors say a Dallas doctor netted nearly $375 million in the biggest Medicare fraud scheme in history.