[Updated] $75 Million FCA Settlement is Largest-Ever for a Hospice

The largest for-profit hospice chain in the nation and its parent company have agreed to pay $75 million to resolve false claims allegations for hospice services, the Department of Justice announced. The resolution is the largest amount recovered from a provider of hospice services under the False Claims Act, according to the DOJ. Chemed Corporation (NYSE: […]

Largest For-Profit Hospice Provider Sued by DOJ for Medicare Fraud

Chemed Corporation, the largest for-profit hospice chain in the United States, has been accused of fraudulent Medicare billing for hospice and healthcare services—such as crisis care for a patient who was playing bingo part of the time—the Department of Justice announced on Thursday.  The government’s complaint alleges that Chemed and Vitas Hospice Services LLC, a […]