Former exec alleges Florida hospice filed claims for patients not terminally ill; government joins lawsuitSeptember 10, 2012
The federal government has joined a whistleblower lawsuit against a Florida hospice over what it says were fraudulent Medicare payments, the Department of Justice announced.
Odyssey Hospice has agreed to pay the U.S. Department of Justice a cash settlement of $25 million. Odyssey, which was acquired in 2010 by Gentiva Health Services, was investigated by the DOJ for continuous care services given between Jan. 1, 2006 and Jan. 22, 2009.
Hospice provider fraudulently cycled patients through nursing homes, hospices, whistle-blower suit claimsJanuary 05, 2012
Hospice company AseraCare allegedly defrauded Medicare by cycling beneficiaries through nursing homes and hospice care, according to a whistle-blower suit announced this week.