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John W. Schilling

John W. Schilling

John W. Schilling is a former Medicare Fraud Investigator and Medicare cost report Auditor. He coordinated healthcare fraud investigations working closely with the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (OIG), and the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI). John has over 20 years of healthcare financial and reimbursement experience.

More notably Mr. Schilling has had two successful qui tam actions. He

was a relator in the Columbia/HCA case where he was instrumental in the successful FBI probe as a confidential undercover informant serving as a key witness in the Whiteside & Jarrell criminal trial. Columbia/HCA agreed to a $1.7 billion civil settlement.

Additionally, he was a successful relator in the KPMG case which settled for $9 million

In both cases John alleged Medicare, Medicaid, and Champus cost reporting fraud and improper cost shifting.

John is a CPA and holds an accounting degree from the University of WI – Milwaukee. Mr. Schilling is a founding partner of EthicSoultions LLC, which provides consultation services in all areas of healthcare fraud to attorneys and various government agencies.

In April 2008 Mr. Schilling became a published author of Undercover, How I Went From Company Man to FBI Spy – and Exposed the Worst Healthcare Fraud in U.S. History. John’s book reveals the personal side of the thankless role of a whistleblower. Undercover is a gripping and aspiring account of a long, hard, life-changing quest for justice (

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