MJHS Hospice Settles Whistleblower Action for $5.225 Million. Exposing Misconduct.

MJHS Hospice Settles Whistleblower Action for $5.225 Million

August 14, 2020

MJHS Hospice and Palliative Care in New York settled a whistleblower case against a former employee under the civil False Claims Act for $5.225 million. The hospice acknowledged resolution of the private citizen action filing in a statement shared with Hospice News.

“The allegation was that medical record documentation for hospice levels of care for general inpatient care and continuous home care was insufficient for certain limited periods to justify the related Medicare or Medicaid reimbursement for some of the claims submitted in the period 2011 to 2015,” MJHS indicated in its statement.

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