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Home Health Providers To Pay $4.5M To Resolve Alleged False Claims Act Liability For Providing Kickbacks To Assisted Living Facilities And Doctors

Guardian Health Care Inc., Gem City Home Care LLC and Care Connection of Cincinnati LLC, home health agencies operating in Texas, Ohio and Indiana, along with their owner Evolution Health LLC (together, the Companies), have agreed to pay $4,496,330 to resolve allegations that they violated the False Claims Act by knowingly providing illegal kickbacks to assisted living facilities and physicians in exchange for Medicare referrals.


Action Details

  • Date:July 1, 2024
  • Agency:U.S. Department of Justice
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions