CHEMED CORPORATION (NYSE:CHE) Files An 8-K Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement

CHEMED CORPORATION (NYSE:CHE) Files An 8-K Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement
Item 1.01 – Entry Into a Material Definitive Agreement

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Item 9.01 – Financial Statements and Exhibits

(d) Exhibits

10.01 Settlement Agreement effective October 30, 2017 by and among the United States of America, acting through the United States Department of Justice and on behalf of the Office of Inspector General of the Department of Health and Human Services, VITAS Hospice Services, L.L.C., VITAS Healthcare Corporation, VITAS Healthcare Corporation of California, VITAS Healthcare Corporation of Illinois, VITAS Healthcare Corporation of Florida, VITAS Healthcare Corporation of Ohio, VITAS Healthcare Corporation of Atlantic, VITAS Healthcare of Texas, L.P., VITAS Healthcare Corporation Midwest, VITAS Healthcare Corporation of Georgia, Chemed Corporation, and the various Relators named therein.

10.02 Corporate Integrity Agreement effective October 30, 2017 between the Office of Inspector General of the Department of Health and Human Services and VITAS Hospice Services, L.L.C., VITAS Healthcare Corporation, VITAS Healthcare Corporation of California, VITAS Healthcare Corporation of Illinois, VITAS Healthcare Corporation of Florida, VITAS Healthcare Corporation of Ohio, VITAS Healthcare Corporation of Atlantic, VITAS Healthcare of Texas, L.P., VITAS Healthcare Corporation Midwest, and VITAS Healthcare Corporation of Georgia.

99.1 Press Release dated October 31, 2017 titled “Chemed finalizes Settlement Agreement with Government – Settlement Brings Previously Announced DOJ Civil Investigation and False Claims Act Litigation to a Close” (furnished only).


CHEMED CORP Exhibit
EX-10.01 2 a51709692ex10_01.htm EXHIBIT 10.01 Exhibit 10.01         SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT This Settlement Agreement (“Agreement”) is entered into among the United States of America,…
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About CHEMED CORPORATION (NYSE:CHE)

Chemed Corporation operates and divests subsidiaries engaged in diverse business activities. The Company operates its business in two segments: the VITAS segment (VITAS) and the Roto-Rooter segment (Roto-Rooter). The Company’s VITAS segment provides hospice and palliative care services to its patients through a network of physicians, registered nurses, home health aides, social workers, clergy and volunteers. VITAS segment provides hospice care to Medicare beneficiaries receiving their non-hospice healthcare services from health maintenance organizations (HMOs) under Medicare risk contracts. The Company and its subsidiaries also own training manuals, cost information, patient information and software source codes. A portion of its VITAS business is operated in the state of Florida. The Company’s Roto-Rooter segment provides plumbing, drain cleaning, water restoration and other related services to both residential and commercial customers.

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