Fraudulent Billings

Also in the News for Friday, March 30

Kentucky skilled nursing facility settles therapy billing dispute for $5.1M ... Illinois nursing home employee charged after failing to deliver CPR for resident who died ... Some therapists concerned 'billing thresholds' may do as much harm as therapy caps

Skilled nursing providers, billing consultants pay $6M to resolve whistleblower allegations

Skilled nursing providers, billing consultants pay $6M to resolve whistleblower allegations

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Four skilled nursing facilities and two financial consultants they used to bill for therapy services agreed last week to a $6 million settlement to resolve fraud allegations.

Scripps Health to pay $1.5 million to settle claims related to services by unauthorized physical therapists

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San Diego-based Scripps Health has agreed to pay $1.5 million to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act.

Also in the news for May 23, 2014 . . .

2 more arrests in Cochran nursing home photo scandal ... AHA sues over Medicare claims backlog ... PA hospice received millions through fraudulent billings, gov't charges ... Chemical plants could pose unknown dangers to nursing homes, report suggests