Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
St. Joseph Hospice Entities
Penalty: 
$5,867,518
Year: 
2015
Date: 
September 3, 2015
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

St. Joseph Hospice Entities, consisting of 13 hospice facilities in Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas and Alabama, and its majority owner and manager agreed to pay the United States $5,867,518 under the False Claims Act to resolve allegations that they submitted false claims for delivery of continuous home care hospice services to patients who were not entitled to receive continuous care hospice level treatment.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
U.S. Attorney-Southern District of Mississippi
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Mississippi
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Parent company note: 
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