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 […]

Health Care Lawyer Nick Jurkowitz: Fraud is a Top Regulatory Concern for Hospices

Nick Jurkowitz, partner at California-based Fenton Law Group, represents and advises hospices and other health care providers on litigation and regulatory related matters. He has represented providers in all aspects of administrative hearings and investigations, and providers in contract disputes, business torts, insurance fraud cases, employment discrimination cases, unlawful employment termination cases and Medicare and […]