Approved: Consulate Health Care to pay just $4.5 million of $258 million judgment in inherited upcoding...
Sep 30, 2021
A U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Delaware has approved a settlement between Florida-based nursing home chain Consulate Health Care and the Department of Justice that reduced a $258 million judgment against the...
Consulate Health Care could pay just $4.5 million after reduced $258 million judgment in therapy upcoding...
Sep 15, 2021
Florida-based nursing home chain Consulate Health Care has reached a tentative settlement with the Department of Justice after six of its affiliated nursing homes filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy following...
Consulate COO: Here’s why I’m ‘OK with’ embracing home health as a full partner
Jul 28, 2021
The new chief operations officer of one of the nation’s largest nursing home chains is ready to throw the doors open to home health providers, citing collaboration as the best way to succeed and drive...
Six nursing home entities file for bankruptcy following $258M FCA ruling
Mar 04, 2021
Six affiliated nursing home businesses of Consulate Health Care have filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in response to a $258 million judgment in a False Claims Act case against the operator.
Court reinstates part of $348M verdict against provider in whistleblower case
Jun 30, 2020
A portion of a $347.9 million verdict against a nursing home provider was reinstated late last week by a federal appeals court in an ongoing False Claims Act case.
House subcommittee investigating CMS, nursing homes’ COVID-19 responses
Jun 17, 2020
The federal government and five of the largest nursing home operators are being targeted by a House panel in a newly launched investigation into the handling of the coronavirus crisis.
After protecting 55 sites, Consulate Health Care looks to stay in business at another Florida SNF
Apr 23, 2018
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...
Judge erases $347 million verdict against nursing home company
Jan 16, 2018
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...
Judge gives provider reprieve on $347 million penalty
Mar 20, 2017
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.
Federal courts continue upholding sampling tactic in FCA actions
May 01, 2015
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.