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United States Settles False Claims Act Suit against Guardian Hospice and Related Entities

Guardian Hospice of Georgia LLC, Guardian Home Care Holdings Inc. and AccentCare Inc. (collectively Guardian) agreed to pay $3 million to resolve allegations that Guardian knowingly submitted false claims to the Medicare program for hospice patients who were not terminally ill, the Department of Justice announced today. Guardian is a for-profit hospice which provides hospice services in Atlanta.


Action Details

  • Date:October 2, 2015
  • Agency:U.S. Department of Justice
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions