October 28, 2019 / 9:43 PM / 21 days ago

Home care company Addus settles kickback case for $400,000

Illinois-based Addus HomeCare Corp has agreed to pay $400,000 to resolve a whistleblower lawsuit alleging it paid kickbacks for referrals of Medicare and Medicaid patients for its skilled nursing services, according to a court filing on Monday.

The deal resolves a lawsuit in Chicago federal court by a limited liability company operated by John Mininno, a New Jersey lawyer behind several other False Claims Act whistleblower cases - including ones the U.S. Justice Department has fought to have dismissed over his objections.

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