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New York Hospice Provider Settles Civil Healthcare Fraud Allegations: Metropolitan Jewish Health System Hospice to Pay $5.2 Million

Metropolitan Jewish Health System Hospice and Palliative Care ("MJHS Hospice"), a New York nonprofit hospice provider, has agreed to pay the United States $4,850,000 to resolve civil allegations that it billed Medicare and Medicaid for services rendered to hospice patients at heightened levels of care for which the patients did not qualify, in violation of the False Claims Act, and has agreed to pay the State of New York $375,000.


Action Details

  • Date:August 19, 2020
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of New York
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions