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Monday, February 24, 2020

LifeWatch Services

Recent News About LifeWatch Services

  • Federal judge tosses privacy claim against LifeWatch fraud whistleblower

    Noting that whistleblower laws exist specifically to protect whistleblowers from legal actions in retaliation for blowing the whistle on wrongdoing, a federal judge has tossed a lawsuit brought by heart monitoring company, Lifewatch, against one of its former employees, who the company attempted to argue broke federal privacy laws when he handed over documents containing patient information to the federal government to support his accusations that LifeWatch had defrauded Medicare.