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Home Health Companies to Pay $2.5 Million to Settle Federal False Claims Act Lawsuit

United States Attorney Brandon J. Fremin announced today that Louisiana-based home health companies Health Care Options, Inc. and Health Care Options of Lafayette, Inc.; Texas-based Home Care Options Houston, Inc.; and Howard D. Austin, II, have agreed to settle a civil fraud complaint filed under the federal False Claims Act by paying $2.5 million to the United States.


Action Details

  • Date:November 5, 2019
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions