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Louisiana-Based Home Healthcare Company Amedisys to Pay $150 Million to Settle False Claims Act Allegations

Amedisys, Inc. and its affiliates have agreed to pay $150 million to the federal government in order to settle allegations of fraud and misconduct. According to statements revealed earlier this month, the Department of Justice settled with the home healthcare and hospice provider after uncovering several years’ worth of improper bills and invoices for healthcare [...]

By | 2018-09-12T15:40:33+00:00 April 30th, 2014|Healthcare Fraud|

Proposed Rule Centers on Medicare Overpayment

We often report on the widespread epidemic of healthcare fraud within the United States, particularly occurring in conjunction with Medicare and Medicaid patients. These cases often involve healthcare facilities that engage in unethical kickback or referral schemes in order to increase profits and incentivize doctors to use a certain lab or hospital. Other types of [...]

By | 2018-09-21T15:33:48+00:00 February 12th, 2014|Healthcare Fraud|