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Skilled Nursing Facility, Management Company, And Owner Agree To Pay $540,000 To Resolve Allegations Of Providing Worthless Services And Upcoding

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Preferred Care Inc. (Preferred Care); its Stanton, Kentucky skilled nursing facility, Stanton Nursing and Rehabilitation Center (Stanton Nursing); owner, Thomas D. Scott; Preferred Care Partners Management Group (PCPMG); and certain other affiliated entities have agreed to pay $540,000 to the United States and the Commonwealth of Kentucky, to resolve allegations that Stanton Nursing billed Medicare and the Kentucky Medicaid program for fraudulently inflated skilled nursing services and providing materially substandard care, in violation of the False Claims Act.


Action Details

  • Date:June 29, 2018
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions