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‘Cold And Heartless’ Hospice: Former Passages Employees Still Hurting

Shuttered Hospice Still Owes Thousands For Unpaid Work, Benefits BY DANIEL GAITAN | daniel@lifemattersmedia.org CHICAGO – Passages Hospice didn’t just harm vulnerable patients and their families. The company also ripped off front-line employees, those responsible for caring for the dying. Passages, which closed in 2014 as its years-long hospice scheme came to light, devastated its […]

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A Brazen Con Artist: The $20 Million Hospice Fraud Featured on CNBC’s ‘American Greed’

Reporting on a Historic Hospice Scandal 11-13: Illinois Hospice Unveils Collaborative Care Initiatives In an effort to help teach medical professionals how collaborative and coordinated care for the terminally ill results in improved patient outcomes and decreased hospital spending, Illinois-based Passages Hospice unveiled two new programs this week in celebration of National Palliative Care Month. […]

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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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