Nursing Home Chain to Pay $750,000 to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations
Baltimore, Maryland - Foundation Health Services, Inc. (FHS), its affiliated nursing facilities, and its president and chief executive officer Richard Daspit, Sr., have agreed to pay $750,000 to the United States and the State of Maryland to resolve allegations that they submitted false claims for payment to Medicaid and Medicare for materially substandard and/or worthless skilled nursing facility services. FHS is a Louisiana not-for-profit company that owns and manages nine nursing facilities in Pennsylvania, Mississippi, Virginia and Maryland, including Rock Glen Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, and Harborside (formerly Ravenwood) Nursing Center, both located in Baltimore City.
- Date:June 13, 2014
- Agency:U.S. Attorney
- Criminal and Civil Actions