United States Intervenes in False Claims Act Lawsuits against Evercare Hospice and Palliative Care, Now Known as Optum Palliative Care and Hospice
The United States has partially intervened against defendants in two whistleblower lawsuits in the Federal District Court for the District of Colorado alleging Evercare Hospice and Palliative Care (Evercare) submitted false claims for the Medicare hospice benefit. Evercare is now known as Optum Palliative and Hospice Care, which provides hospice services across the United States. One of the suits names Evercare's parent companies, including UnitedHealth Group Inc.
- Date:August 28, 2014
- Agency:U.S. Department of Justice
- Criminal and Civil Actions