Episode 6: Whistleblower Rewards

The False Claims Act and other whistleblower laws offer substantial rewards to individuals that successfully demonstrate that a large-scale fraud scheme against the government has occurred. Those awards are typically between 10% and 30% of the government’s total financial recovery from the fraudulent company or individual.

How much a whistleblower is actually rewarded depends on 13 key factors, each of which James Young explains in this episode. A qualified qui tam attorney will take note of these factors to advocate for the highest possible whistleblower reward.

Learn more about how whistleblower rewards are calculated here.

  • Billing for unnecessary tests and procedures
  • Paying kickbacks to doctors for referring patients to the nursing home
  • Receiving kickbacks, rebates, or other benefits for prescribing drugs or using medical devices