FRAUD Curo Subsidiary SouthernCare Settles Whistleblower Lawsuit for $5.9 Million. Exposing Misconduct.

FRAUD Curo Subsidiary SouthernCare Settles Whistleblower Lawsuit for $5.9 Million

December 17, 2018

A subsidiary of one of the nation’s largest hospice companies — Curo Health Services — has agreed to pay millions of dollars to settle a federal whistleblower lawsuit claiming that the company submitted Medicare claims that were medically unnecessary or lacked documentation.

Curo Health Services was acquired by Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) and private equity firms TPG Capital and Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe in July for $1.4 billion. Its subsidiary, SouthernCare Inc., a hospice provider with operations across nine states, settled the allegations for $5.9 million, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced Thursday.

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