Feds Make $113 Million Claim Against San Diego Hospice: “False Claims”
Wednesday, June 19, 2013
SAN DIEGO In documents filed in bankruptcy court, the U.S. Dept. of Justice filed a $112.8 million dollar claim against the now defunct San Diego Hospice for submitting “false claims,” among other things.
The federal government also indicated it’s conducting a criminal investigation “to determine whether any federal health care offenses... have been committed.”
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San Diego Hospice filed for bankruptcy earlier this year in the midst of a Medicare audit looking into whether it took patients into care who were not eligible.