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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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Passages Hospice Responds To Health Fraud Charges Against Founder

BY DANIEL GAITAN | daniel@lifemattersmedia.org As Passages Hospice founder and owner Seth Gillman faces federal fraud charges, employees of the for-profit Illinois health care company are vowing to continue providing care to their terminally ill patients. Gillman has been charged with both health care fraud and obstructing a federal audit. According to prosecutors, Gillman knowingly over-billed the […]

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