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Home Care Service Providers Accused of Cheating Medicaid

Massachusetts AG Maura Healey sued home health agency Prestige Health Care Services, Inc. and related individuals (collectively “Prestige Health”) over allegations that Prestige Health falsely billed the state’s Medicaid program in violation of the Massachusetts False Claims Act and the Medicaid False Claims statute.

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Private Equity Firm to Pay Almost $20 Million to Settle Allegations of Medicaid Fraud

Massachusetts AG Maura Healey reached a settlement with private equity firms H.I.G. Growth Partners, LLC and H.I.G. Capital, LLC (collectively “HIG”), and two former executives of a mental health facility operator, South Bay Mental Health Center, Inc. (“SBMHC”), to resolve allegations that they caused fraudulent claims to be submitted to the state’s Medicaid program, known as MassHealth, in violation of federal and state false claims acts.

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Psychotherapy Services Provider Nabbed for False Claims Submitted to Medicaid and Medicare

Georgia AG Chris Carr and the U.S. Department of Justice reached a settlement with psychotherapy services provider Carenow Services, LLC and its chief operating officer (collectively “Carenow”) to resolve allegations that Carenow improperly billed Medicaid and Medicare for psychotherapy services in violation of the federal False Claims Act and the Georgia Taxpayer Protection False Claims Act.

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Alleged Scammer Used Low-Income Individuals’ Personal Information to Submit $4 Million in False Claims

New York AG Letitia James sued Leslie Montgomery, d/b/a Healthy Living Community Center, and several companies owned and controlled by her, including LCM Livery P/U, Inc. (collectively “Montgomery”), over allegations that Montgomery used fraudulently obtained personal information to submit false claims to a Medicaid-funded organization in violation of the New York State False Claims Act,…

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Trucking Company Pays $2.38 Million to Resolve Allegations of Faking Compliance with Emissions Standards

California AG Rob Bonta reached a settlement with trucking company Complete Logistics Company, LLC (“CLC”) to resolve allegations that it falsely certified compliance with California emissions regulations to obtain state grants in violation of the California False Claims Act. According to the AG’s office, CLC personnel falsely certified that it complied with state emissions standards to…

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