U.S. Supreme Court May Hear Hospice False Claims Case

The U.S. Supreme Court is mulling whether it will hear arguments in a False Claims Act (FCA) case involving the hospice provider Care Alternatives. FCA actions pertaining to hospices most commonly focus on questions of a patient’s eligibility for those services. A 2019 report from the law firm of Bass, Barry, and Sims indicated that […]

Nursing Home, Assisted Living COVID Spikes Could Impact Hospice

As many states see surges in the number of COVID-19 cases, hospices will likely see a continuation of significant difficulties in accessing patients in nursing homes and assisted living facilities, which has been a persistent problem since the onset of the pandemic. Many states had begun relaxing some of the restrictions that were enacted to […]