Ocala health care service paying back nearly half a million after federal fraud accusations
Published: May. 26, 2023 at 11:21 PM EDT
OCALA, Fla. (WCJB) - A Marion County health care service CEO and two doctors are paying back almost half a million dollars after allegations for paying and receiving kickbacks.
Village Home Care in Ocala agreed to pay in an effort to resolve allegations of False Claims Act violations.
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In 2021, federal officials filed the complaints as an intervention in two lawsuits against the service, saying they knowingly billed patients under fake medical director agreements.
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