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Mental Health Facility to Pay Almost $7 Million to Resolve Fraud Allegations

Jackson, Miss - Region 8 Mental Health Services has agreed to pay the United States government in excess of $6.93 million under the False Claims Act to resolve allegations that it was paid for services that it either did not provide or that were not provided by qualified individuals as part of its preschool Day Treatment program, announced United States Attorney Mike Hurst and Derrick Jackson, Special Agent in Charge, Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General. Today's announcement is believed to be the largest False Claims Act healthcare settlement in the history of the State of Mississippi.


Action Details

  • Date:December 14, 2017
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions