Largest Us Hospice Company Sued For Medicare Fraud

The Department of Justice is suing the hospice company founded by Florida's Senate president, accusing it of submitting tens of millions of dollars in fraudulent Medicare claims for more than a decade, including while Don Gaetz was vice chairman of the board.

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  • Largest US hospice company sued for Medicare fraud
    Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The Department of Justice is suing the ...
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  • Largest US hospice company sued for Medicare fraud
    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) -- The Department of Justice is suing the hospice company founded by Florida's Senate president, accusing it of submitting tens of millions of dollars in fraudulent Medicare claims for more than a decade, including while Don ...
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