Genesis Healthcare, Inc. Agrees To Pay Federal Government $53.6 Million To Resolve Allegations Of Medically Unnecessary Rehabilitation Therapy And Hospice Services
SAN FRANCISCO- The Justice Department announced today that Genesis Healthcare, Inc. (Genesis) will pay the federal government $53,639,288.04, including interest, to settle six federal lawsuits and investigations regarding the submission of false claims for medically unnecessary therapy and hospice services, and grossly substandard nursing home care. Genesis, headquartered in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, owns and operates through its subsidiaries skilled nursing facilities, assisted/senior living facilities, and a rehabilitation therapy business. According to the allegations in the lawsuits, companies and facilities acquired by Genesis violated the False Claims Act. The settlement announced today resolves the claims and investigations into the allegations.
- Date:June 16, 2017
- Agency:U.S. Department of Justice
- Criminal and Civil Actions