The Ensign Group's annual results for 2013 came in just under management's guidance for the first time in the company's history, the provider announced.
Charges from whistleblowers have led to a $48 million settlement between operator The Ensign Group and the U.S. Department of Justice. The settlement was one of the largest of its kind, according to U.S. Attorney André Birotte Jr.
The Ensign Group announced a settlement with the Department of Justice on Monday in which it will pay $48 million. The case has been pending since 2006, when the company was accused of overbilling.