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Former HealthEssentials Solutions Inc. Executives To Pay More Than $1 Million To Resolve Allegations Of Submitting False Claims To Federal Health Care Program

WASHINGTON - Michael R. Barr, former chief executive officer of Louisville, Kentucky-based HealthEssentials Solutions Inc., has paid $1 million to resolve allegations that he knowingly caused HealthEssentials to submit false claims to Medicare between 1999 and 2004, the Justice Department announced today. Norman J. Pfaadt, HealthEssentials' former chief financial officer, also agreed to pay $20,000 to resolve similar allegations. HealthEssentials provided primary medical care to patients in nursing facilities, assisted living facilities and other settings from 1998 until it filed for bankruptcy and ceased operations in 2005.


Action Details

  • Date:January 10, 2014
  • Agency:U.S. Department of Justice
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions