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Owner of Sacramento Area Home Health Care and Hospice Agencies Pleads Guilty to Medicare Fraud

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Akop Atoyan, 48, of Glendale, pleaded guilty today to one count of conspiracy to commit health care fraud and one count of conspiracy to pay and receive health care kickbacks, Acting U.S. Attorney Phillip A. Talbert announced. According to court documents, Atoyan and his wife, Liana Karapetyan, owned and controlled home health care and hospice agencies in the greater Sacramento area: ANG Health Care Inc., Excel Home Healthcare Inc., and Excel Hospice Inc.


Action Details

  • Date:July 15, 2021
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney’s Office, Eastern District of California
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions