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Nursing Facility Agrees To Repay $500,000 to Resolve Civil Overpayment Allegations

Blackhawk Lifecare Center, a skilled nursing facility in Lake View, Iowa, has agreed to pay $500,000 to resolve civil allegations that the facility, which utilized a third party therapy services provider, submitted or caused to be submitted improper therapy services claims for payment to the government. The government did not allege that Blackhawk's care resulted in patient harm or jeopardy to patients' conditions. As part of the settlement, Blackhawk did not admit to any liability or wrongdoing.


Action Details

  • Date:June 24, 2014
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions