Diversicare Health Services, Inc. Agrees To Pay $9.5 Million To Resolve False Claims Act Allegations
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - February 28, 2020 - Diversicare Health Services, Inc., has agreed to pay $9.5 million to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act by knowingly submitting false claims to Medicare for rehabilitation therapy services that were not reasonable, necessary, or skilled, the Department of Justice announced today. The settlement also resolves allegations that Diversicare submitted forged pre-admission evaluations of patient need for skilled nursing services to TennCare, the state of Tennessee's Medicaid Program. Diversicare, based in Brentwood, Tennessee, provides skilled nursing and rehabilitation services at approximately 74 facilities across the country.
- Date:February 28, 2020
- Agency:U.S. Attorney's Office, Middle District of Tennessee
- Criminal and Civil Actions