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Exclusive: Passages Hospice Was ‘Corrupt To The Top,’ Says Former Employee

BY DANIEL GAITAN | daniel@lifemattersmedia.org Denise Brunson only lasted a year and a half at Passages Hospice as a certified nursing assistant. During her short time there, however, she witnessed what the FBI calls “an extensive scheme” to obtain higher Medicare payments by fraudulently providing hospice services to seniors who did not qualify for the care. […]

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Passages Hospice Trial Date Set: Victim Shares Story

BY DANIEL GAITAN | daniel@lifemattersmedia.org The fate of four individuals accused of defrauding the government by providing unnecessary hospice care services to seniors will be decided by a jury this winter. The health fraud trial involving Lisle, Illinois-based Passages Hospice, LLC is set for Feb. 16, 2016, an official with the Department of Justice told Life […]

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More Charged In Passages Hospice Fraud Scandal

BY DANIEL GAITAN | daniel@lifemattersmedia.org More high-level employees of shuttered Passages Hospice LLC have been charged with health care fraud, according to an indictment released by the U.S. Attorney’s office. Fraud charges have been brought against Gwen Hilsabeck, who served as a co-administrator; Carmen Velez, who served as the director of clinical services and director […]

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