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Manhattan U.S. Attorney Settles Civil Fraud Claims Against Compassionate Care Hospice For Fraudulently Billing Medicare And Medicaid For Hospice Nursing Services Not Adequately Provided

Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and Scott Lampert, Special Agent in Charge of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General's ("HHS-OIG") New York Region, announced today that the United States has settled civil fraud claims under the False Claims Act against COMPASSIONATE CARE HOSPICE OF NEW YORK, LLC ("CCH-NEW YORK") and COMPASSIONATE CARE HOSPICE GROUP LTD. ("CCH GROUP" and collectively, "CCH") related to CCH's submission of fraudulent claims for reimbursement by Medicare and Medicaid, for hospice nursing services not adequately provided by CCH-NEW YORK.


Action Details

  • Date:February 18, 2015
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions