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Whistleblower loses appeal to pocket more of $45M nursing home settlement
Jessica R. Towhey
Nov 09, 2023
A nursing home whistleblower who prevailed in a $45 million case against the facilities’ owners lost his appeal when the government rejected his argument that the judgment wasn’t big enough.
Nursing home, management reach $3.8M settlement with feds in kickbacks case
Jun 23, 2023
A California skilled nursing facility run by the state’s largest nursing owner has, in conjunction with its management firm, agreed to pay $3.8 million to settle kickback allegations brought by a whistleblower.
Long-term care pharmacy to pay $3 million over dispensing, reimbursement violations
Dec 14, 2022
Residents in nursing homes received controlled substances without valid prescriptions from a long-term care pharmacy that has agreed to pay $3 million to resolve allegations it broke federal law.
AG nabs $175K settlement, pushes provider out of sector over COVID lapses
Nov 07, 2022
A Massachusetts nursing home owner is out of the business and out of $175,000 due to a legal settlement over alleged insufficient infection prevention practices at the start of the pandemic.
CMS allows troubled California facility to keep residents, restart Medicare, Medicaid participation
Oct 14, 2022
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services granted a huge and problem-plagued nursing home in San Francisco a new lifeline this week.
Federal enforcement settlements with providers doubled as courts reopened
Jul 11, 2022
The federal government won $5 billion in healthcare fraud judgments last fiscal year, a staggering increase after a COVID lull.
LTC pharmacy AlixaRx settles whistleblower case for $2.75M
May 13, 2021
Texas-based long-term care pharmacy provider AlixaRx will pay $2.75 million to settle allegations that it wrongly dispensed controlled substances without valid prescriptions at long-term care facilities.
Retaliation, recovery and ‘quasi’ justice featured in nursing home operator’s book
Apr 16, 2021
Many long-time McKnight’s readers will remember Beechwood Restorative Care Center and its $25 million victory against the state of New York. The settlement ended a 13-year war and one of the most egregious...
Omnicare to pay $15.3 million to settle allegations it wrongly dispensed opioids, other controlled substances
May 15, 2020
Long-term care pharmacy provider Omnicare has agreed to a $15.3 million settlement regarding accusations that it wrongly dispensed controlled substances without a valid prescription.