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ATTORNEY'S OFFICE OF LOUISIANA: Home Health Companies to Pay $2.5 Million to Settle Federal False Claims Act Lawsuit
United States Attorney Brandon J. Fremin announced today that Louisiana-based home health companies Health Care Options, Inc. and Health Care Options of Lafayette, Inc.; Texas-based Home Care Options Houston, Inc.; and Howard D. Austin, II, have agreed to settle a civil fraud complaint filed under the federal False Claims Act by paying $2.5 million to the United States.
ATTORNEY'S OFFICE OF LOUISIANA: Justice Department Launches National Public Safety Partnership With Baton Rouge Police Department
Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Assistance, the United States Attorney's Office, Middle District of Louisiana, the Baton Rouge Police Department, and many other local, state and federal partners, convened in Baton Rouge, LA to initiate the National Public Safety Partnership (PSP) program.
ATTORNEY'S OFFICE OF LOUISIANA: Louisiana-Based Licensed Clinical Social Worker Pleads Guilty to Medicaid Fraud Scheme
A Louisiana-based licensed clinical social worker pleaded guilty for his role in a scheme to defraud Medicaid.
BATON ROUGE – The Baton Rouge Metro Council approved a settlement recently with Black Lives Matter activist DeRay McKesson and other police protesters totaling approximately $100,000. The settlement comes after more than 200 people were arrested during protests after the July 5 shooting death of Alton Sterling, an unarmed black man, by Baton Rouge police.
BATON ROUGE – The owner of a Baton Rouge construction firm, who was recently indicted by a federal grand jury on multiple fraud counts related to the construction of a charter school in Baker, has had so many state and federal lawsuits filed against him that attorneys worry that they may not be able to get relief for their clients.