Hospice CEO Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison

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Henry McInnis, a 50-year-old executive, is headed to prison for falsely telling patients they had mere months to live and increasing revenue by enrolling them in hospice programs for which they were not qualified nor needed. Co-conspirator Rodney Mesquias was sentenced to 20 years in prison in December 2020. Witnesses at trial testified McInnis directed employees to admit unqualified patients to hospice and home health and keep unqualified patients on services for long periods of time. Employees who refused to participate in the scheme were fired and reprimanded. Read a Department of Justice press release.



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