Posts Tagged ‘Nursing Home Fraud’

  • Ex-Employee Blows Whistle on California’s Largest Nursing Home Provider

     Following an investigation that arose from a whistleblower suit, the corporate owner of four San Diego-area nursing homes has agreed to pay $6.9 million to resolve multiple fraud allegations. The sister facilities, owned by Los-Angeles based Brius Management Co., purportedly paid illegal kickbacks to cultivate patient referrals and subsequently file numerous false claims to Medicare […]

  • First Settlement of Its Kind Holds Medical Facility Accountable for AKS Violation

    The emergency transportation industry is well-known for being a hotbed of fraud, especially in cases involving shady alliances made with medical facilities; when it comes to settlements involving these schemes, allegations are generally brought against the ambulance companies themselves rather than their counterparts in the agreement – until now. In what is believed to be […]

  • Subacute Nursing Home Provides Substandard Care

     A small-town nursing home in New Jersey recently agreed to pay a sum of $888,000 to resolve allegations that they had provided substandard or “worthless” care to patients over the course of a two-year Medicaid fraud scheme. From July 2010 to December 2012, Andover Subacute and Rehab Center Services Two Inc. billed New York Medicaid […]

  • When Family Ties Lead to Corruption: A Story of Fraud

     In a twisted example of “family bonding,” a mother-and-son team were found to have together violated the False Claims Act by submitting over $25.2 million in claims to Medicare over the course of six years, the majority of which were discovered to be fraudulent. From 2009 to 2015, the pair committed large-scale Medicare fraud through […]

  • Nation’s Largest Nursing Home Therapy Provider Pays $125 Million False Claims Act Settlement

     The largest national nursing home therapy provider and its subsidiaries have agreed to pay $125 million to settle claims that it provided unreasonable and unnecessary services to patients in order to receive increased Medicare reimbursements, thus violating the False Claims Act. Kentucky-based RehabCare Group Inc. and its parent company, Kindred Healthcare Inc., were accused of […]