Consulate Health Care
Fresh from negotiating an agreement that protects licenses at 55 of its 77 Florida facilities, Consulate Health Care is working to win back its right to provide skilled nursing services — and get paid by Medicaid and Medicare — at one of its most troubled locations.
A federal judge in Florida has tossed a $347 million False Claims Act verdict against a nursing home operator, saying there wasn't evidence the government would have withheld payment if aware of the billing violations later brought by a whistleblower.
A Florida-based provider has breathing room to appeal a $347 million judgment after a federal judge said the payment could force 183 facilities to collapse.
A federal court this week upheld the tactic of using "statistical samples" to prove alleged False Claims Act violations, echoing other recent decisions in similar whistleblower complaints.
Formation Capital and Safanad Limited have bought 14 skilled nursing facilities for around $150 million.
Bulk TV & Internet has announced a partnership with Consulate Health Care to more than 20 of the organization's healthcare and rehabilitation care centers.