Government Sues Skilled Nursing Chain HCR Manorcare for Allegedly Providing Medically Unnecessary Therapy
The government has intervened in three False Claims Act lawsuits and filed a consolidated complaint against HCR ManorCare alleging that ManorCare knowingly and routinely submitted false claims to Medicare and Tricare for rehabilitation therapy services that were not medically reasonable and necessary, the Department of Justice announced today. ManorCare is one of the nation's largest healthcare providers, operating approximately 281 skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) in 30 states.
- Date:April 21, 2015
- Agency:U.S. Department of Justice
- Criminal and Civil Actions