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Big Payouts For Whistleblowers Drive Cases

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In recent months, hospital systems in Florida have paid out hundreds of millions of dollars to settle allegations of illegally compensating physicians. According to Modern Healthcare, those huge settlements are catching the attention of other potential whistleblowers. As more hospitals employ physicians, and more False Claims Act cases are brought to court, whistleblowers are poised to make millions reporting doctor compensation fraud, Modern Healthcare reports.