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South Carolina Hospice Settles False Claims Act Case

January 7, 2013

Two former employees of South Carolina based Harmony Hospice Care Inc. will receive a $224,529.87 award as part of a recently-announced settlement between Harmony and the Department of Justice.  The hospice and its owner, Daniel J. Burton, have agreed to pay $1.287 Million to settle allegations that they knowingly billed the United States Medicare program for patients who did not have a legitimate terminal diagnosis.

Frohsin & Barger, LLC has handled similar hospice FCA cases in South Carolina and around the nation.  To report hospice fraud or other healthcare fraud, contact Frohsin & Barger.

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