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False Claims

Also in the News for Friday, Feb. 2

Seniors housing and care transaction volume declined in 2017 … Brooklyn home health company settles Medicaid false claims case for $6.4 million … New group aims to improve diagnosis of muscle-sapping sarcopenia

Also in the News for Friday, Jan. 12

DOJ kept pace on false claims in 2017, despite efforts to ease enforcement … Missouri nursing assistants head to mediation after six weeks of strike … Police in Canada won’t charge cognitively impaired nursing home killer

$6.9M to settle kickback, fraud claims

Four San Diego facilities owned by California’s largest nursing home operator will pay $6.9 million to resolve civil allegations that their employees paid kickbacks for patient referrals and submitted fraudulent bills to government healthcare programs, authorities announced in November.

Gov. Paul LePage (R) recently visited the Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston.

State News for September 2014

MAINE – The state’s nursing homes will get their first Medicaid rate increase in six years after a breathtaking display of mid-summer political brinksmanship. But dark days still loom in a state beset with closures and an over-65 population ratio that’s second only to Florida’s.

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