Manhattan U.S. Attorney Settles Civil Fraud Claims Against Visiting Nurse Service For Obtaining Millions In Medicaid Payments By Enrolling Ineligible Individuals In Its Managed Long-Term Care Plans And For Providing Substandard Services
Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and Thomas O'Donnell, 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 VISITING NURSE SERVICE OF NEW YORK, VNS CHOICE, and VNS CHOICE COMMUNITY CARE (collectively, "VNS") related to the enrollment of ineligible members in the VNS Choice managed long-term care plan ("Choice MLTCP").
- Date:November 6, 2014
- Agency:U.S. Attorney
- Criminal and Civil Actions