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Portage Hospital Pays $4.44 Million To Resolve Voluntary Disclosure Regarding False Medicare Claims For Home Health Care Services

GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN - Portage Hospital, LLC, in Hancock, Michigan, has agreed to pay the United States $4,446,392.43 to settle allegations that a hospital-owned home health care agency, Portage Health Home Care & Hospice, violated the False Claims Act by submitting false claims to Medicare for home health care services purportedly rendered by a staff physical therapist.


Action Details

  • Date:March 23, 2015
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions