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Government Reaches $2.5 Million Settlement in Healthcare Fraud Matter

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - On May 18, 2016, the U.S. Government entered into an out of court settlement agreement with Hospicio La Paz, Inc., in connection with a False Claims Act investigation carried out by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General (HHS-OIG) and the U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Puerto Rico. The investigation uncovered approximately $1,504,509.00 in questionable billings submitted for payment by Hospicio La Paz, Inc. to Medicare Program, Part A, from October 2011, through September 2012.


Action Details

  • Date:May 20, 2016
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions