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Health care company owner to pay $1 million to settle False Claims Act case

HOUSTON - The former owner of Providence Home Health and Providence Hospice has agreed to pay $1.05 million to settle claims she knowingly and willfully paid improper kickbacks for referrals of Medicare patients to her businesses, announced U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick along with Special Agent in Charge Miranda Bennett of the Department of Health and Human Services - Office of Inspector General (DHHS-OIG).


Action Details

  • Date:December 10, 2020
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney's Office, Southern District of Texas
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions