Largest Settlement with Skilled Nursing Facility Chain Announced

October 25, 2016

Life Care Centers of America Inc. and its owner have agreed to pay $145 million to resolve a government lawsuit alleging that Life Care violated the False Claims Act by knowingly causing skilled nursing facilities to submit false claims to Medicare and TRICARE for rehabilitation therapy services that were not reasonable, necessary, or skilled. It’s the largest settlement with a skilled nursing facility chain in the Justice Department’s history. Click here for a press release.
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