Hospice Provider To Pay $3 Million To Resolve Medicare False Claims

Hospice Provider To Pay $3 Million To Resolve Medicare False Claims

ORLANDO, Fla. - Hospice of the Comforter Inc. agreed to pay $3 million to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act by submitting false claims to the Medicare program for hospice services provided to patients who were not eligible for the Medicare hospice benefit program, the U.S. Department of Justice announced in a Nov. 5 news release (United States ex rel. Stone v. Hospice of the Comforter Inc., No. 11-1498, M.D. Fla.).

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