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Former Passages Hospice Employees Face Prison, Fines

BY DANIEL GAITAN | daniel@lifemattersmedia.org The former owner of Passages Hospice and its director of nursing will be sentenced for their part in a multi-year, multi-million dollar Medicare scheme. Seth Gillman, 47, an attorney and founder of now-shuttered Passages, pled guilty to one count of health care fraud in an Illinois federal court on Friday. The for-profit hospice company is accused of […]

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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 Founder Faces Health Fraud Charges

BY DANIEL GAITAN | daniel@lifemattersmedia.org Seth Gillman, founder and partial owner of Passages Hospice LLC, has been charged with health care fraud. According to prosecutors, Gillman knowingly over-billed the government for hospice care for Illinois seniors. “Give patients everything they need, even that little extra that makes life worth living,” Gillman told Life Matters Media in November during the […]

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