Fraudulent Claims Plus Poor Patient Care Equals $53.6 Million Settlement

Fraudulent Claims Plus Poor Patient Care Equals $53.6 Million Settlement Genesis Healthcare Inc., one of the nation’s largest skilled nursing and rehabilitation therapy providers, recently settled 6 lawsuits with the federal government for a total of $53.6 million. These lawsuits alleged a combination of fraudulent Medicare and Medicaid claims as well as “grossly substandard” patient care. Serving 45 states and the District of Columbia, Genesis has prior experience with government settlements. In 2016, Genesis settled another batch of allegations for an estimated $52.7 million. This 2017 settlement stems from issues arising within subsidiaries Genesis has acquired over the past...

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