Encompass Health Agrees to Pay $48 Million to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations Relating to its Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities
Encompass Health Corporation (formerly known as HealthSouth Corporation), the nation's largest operator of inpatient rehabilitation facilities (IRFs), has agreed to pay $48 million to resolve allegations that some of its IRFs provided inaccurate information to Medicare to maintain their status as an IRF and to earn a higher rate of reimbursement, and that some admissions to its IRFs were not medically necessary.
- Date:June 28, 2019
- Agency:U.S. Department of Justice
- Criminal and Civil Actions