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Hospice Provider Good Shepherd Settles False Claims Act Suit with DOJ

Two former employees of Good Shepherd, Inc. (a hospice provider that bills Medicare) filed suit under the Qui Tam/Whistleblower provisions of the False Claims Act. The U.S. Government alleged in the suit that Good Shepherd hospice provider knowingly submitted or caused submission of false claims for hospice care for patients who were not terminally ill.…

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Judge Pleads Guilty to Bribery | Nursing Home Negligence Verdict

Judge Michael Maggio plead guilty to federal charges of accepting a bribe to reduce a nursing home negligence verdict from $5.2 million to $1 million. Judge Maggio had planned to run for an Appellate Court seat. He was removed from the bench last year. York Law Firm is comprised of Sacramento based lawyers that handle elder abuse…

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