Outcome: $2.1 million settlement and clients received a 17% whistleblower reward
United States ex rel. Yezman et al. v. SHC Home Health Services Ocala, LLC et al., 1:15-cv-24713-MOORE, Southern District of Florida
Tycko & Zavareei LLP Partners Eva Gunasekera and Renée Brooker represented two directors of nursing whistleblowers in a False Claims Act qui tam case against a national home healthcare provider. The case settled allegations that the home healthcare provider received Medicare dollars for patients for home health care services that were not provided or not medically necessary; and for paying kickbacks to doctors for patient referrals. The home healthcare company sold its assets to a third party and paid $2.1 million to the government. Our clients received a 17% whistleblower reward.