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Why Health Care Fraud Is A Problem: Bob Thomas and Erica Blachman Hitchings Explain to BU Law

Why is health care fraud such a big problem in this country?  Whistleblower Law Collaborative co-founder Bob Thomas and Member Erica Blachman Hitchings began their BU Law Seminar with this...
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The Tax Bar (What is It Good For?)

The False Claims Act Tax Bar is a rule that says that the FCA does not apply when someone commits tax fraud.  The False Claims Act lets the government recover...
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Bob Thomas Quoted About SEC Whistleblowing in Law360

Law360 quotes Bob Thomas in its SEC whistleblowing piece “Publicizing Whistleblower Claims Doesn’t Always Pay Off.”  In particular, it discusses Harry Markopolos alleging $38 billion fraud by GE.  Markopolos may...
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How Big Data Is Changing Health Care Fraud

Data analytics are rapidly changing the face of health care. Increasingly, data drives health care fraud as well as legitimate players. Two whistleblower cases filed under the False Claims Act...
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New Law Protects IRS Whistleblowers From Retaliation

Last month, tax whistleblowers received good news when the Taxpayer First Act (TFA) became law. This new law strengthens the IRS whistleblower program in two important ways – it adds...
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Co-Founders Suzanne E. Durrell and Robert M. Thomas, Jr. Look Forward to Whistleblower Law Speaking Engagements and Events

Whistleblower Law Collaborative LLC co-founders Bob Thomas and Suzanne Durrell have several upcoming whistleblower law speaking engagements and events. Starting in September, Mr. Thomas will be teaching his Health Care...
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