KSTP-TV reported Sept. 9 that employees had been working without paychecks, and some client appointments hadn't been kept. The company has 900 clients in Minnesota and employs 800 home care employees.
The Fairmont Sentinel reported Sept. 20 that the Minnesota Department of Human Services was investigating the company for Medicaid fraud, and that Healthstar Home Health of North St. Paul would be taking over for Crystal Care.
Three related businesses appear on bankruptcy listings at startribune.com. Crystal Care Home Health Services Inc., Crystal Care PCA Inc., Crystal Care Support Services Inc. filed on Sept. 16, the newspaper reported.
- Fairmont Sentinel: Workers, clients feel stuck in limbo
- KSTP-TV: Allegations of Neglected Minn. Patients, Unpaid Employees
- Star Tribune: Recent bankruptcy filings in Minneapolis and St. Paul