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Home care under feds’ fraud microscope
Modern Healthcare

Years ago, William Dombi was riding in a taxi when the cabbie turned to him and asked him what he did for a living. Dombi told him he worked in home healthcare and hospice.“He goes, ‘Oh, isn’t there a lot of fraud in those areas?’ ” Dombi recalled the driver saying.It wasn’t what Dombi, a vice president at the National Association for Home Care and Hospice, hoped to hear. “You don’t want to end up with a reputation like that,” he said.That’s part of the reason Dombi’s organization has supported the U.S. Justice Department’s efforts to curb home healthcare fraud in recent years.