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
    A lawsuit filed by the U.S. Department of Justice asserts that Vitas Hospice Services, a company founded in 1983 by a group that included state Senate President Don Gaetz, submitted fraudulent bills for Medicare payment. The lawsuit alleges that for 12 ...
    05/10/2013 - 2:49 am | View Link
  • 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 ...
    05/9/2013 - 6:47 pm | View Link
  • Largest US hospice company sued for Medicare fraud
    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.—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 ...
    05/9/2013 - 6:08 am | View Link
  • Largest US hospice company sued for Medicare fraud
    The agency said Medicare payments for crisis care can be hundreds of dollars greater than typical hospice care payments. Vitas is the largest U.S. hospice care chain, and its parent company Chemed Corp. said the claims go back to 2002, two years before it ...
    05/9/2013 - 6:05 am | View Link
  • Don Gaetz-Founded Hospice Company Sued For Medicare Fraud By Department Of Justice
    The agency said Medicare payments for crisis care can be hundreds of dollars greater than typical hospice care payments. Vitas is the largest U.S. hospice care chain, and its parent company Chemed Corp. said the claims go back to 2002, two years before it ...
    05/9/2013 - 6:02 am | View Link
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