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An Overview of Nursing Home Fraud: False Claims Act Cases from the Last Three Years

The last three years have seen several FCA cases related to nursing home fraud achieve success. Two cases of note—one against a skilled nursing facility chain and one against a rehabilitation therapy provider—settled for over $100 million, and a recent Third Circuit decision revived a dismissed case against a pharmaceutical company and narrowed the public disclosure bar. Still other cases involving similar allegations of inflating reimbursement levels and engaging in illegal kickback schemes have settled for millions or involved criminal prosecution of the individuals responsible. More

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Texas Nursing Home Settles FCA Rehab Services Fraud Claim for $600,000

Texas nursing home company Regent Management Services, L.P. paid $600,000 in August of this year to settle a False Claims Act case brought by one of its former employees in 2014. More

Doctor Accused of Taking Kickbacks for Prescribing Antipsychotic Drugs to Mentally Ill Nursing Home Patients

On November 15, 2012, the United States Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Illinois filed a False Claims Act lawsuit against Dr. Michael J. Reinstein, alleging that Dr. Reinstein accepted kickbacks from various drug companies to prescribe Clozapine, an antipsychotic drug known to have life-threatening side effects, to indigent, mentally ill nursing home residents in the Chicago area. More

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