$150 Mil. Whistleblower Settlement Reached in Federal Court

A major provider of home hospice and health care services has settled whistleblower claims for $150 million, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

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    By Max Mitchell

    Determining when a case is strong enough to prosecute and when a confidential informant might be too compromised to take the witness stand are decisions typically made behind closed doors.

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