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DOJ: Hospice Facility, Owner To Pay $5.8M For Submitting False Claims

(September 4, 2015, 1:53 PM EDT) -- JACKSON, Miss. — The U.S. Department of Justice and U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Mississippi on Sept. 3 announced that a group of 13 hospices and their majority owner have agreed to pay $5.8 million to resolve allegations that they violated the False Claims Act (FCA) when submitting false claims for the delivery of hospice care services to patients who were not entitled to receive such treatment (United States of America, ex rel. Deedy Diamond, et al. v. St. Joseph Hospice, et al.,...
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