Florida Skilled Nursing Facility Agrees to Pay $17 Million to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations
Hebrew Homes Health Network Inc., its operating subsidiaries and affiliates, and William Zubkoff, the former president and executive director of Hebrew Homes Health Network Inc. (collectively Hebrew Homes), have agreed to pay $17 million to resolve allegations that Hebrew Homes violated the False Claims Act by improperly paying doctors for referrals of Medicare patients requiring skilled nursing care, the Department of Justice announced today. Hebrew Homes provided skilled nursing services at seven rehabilitation and skilled nursing facilities in Miami-Dade County, Florida. This is the largest settlement involving alleged violations of the Anti-Kickback Statute by skilled nursing facilities in the United States.
- Date:June 16, 2015
- Agency:U.S. Department of Justice
- Criminal and Civil Actions