SEC Eyes LHC Group, Gentiva Medicare Practices

Law360, New York (July 14, 2010, 3:51 PM EDT) -- Gentiva Health Services Inc. and LHC Group Inc. have become the latest home care and hospice providers to be targeted in the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's probe into Medicare reimbursement practices in the home health industry.

The companies confirmed in separate news releases Tuesday that they had received requests from the SEC to preserve all documents related to their participation in the Medicare Home Health Prospective Payment System, with Gentiva specifying that the request covered all relevant documents from Jan. 1, 2000, to the present....
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