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Skilled Nursing Facility, Director To Pay $2.5M Over Inflated Medicare Claims

(October 18, 2016, 8:44 AM EDT) -- BOSTON — The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced Oct. 13 that a Massachusetts-based skilled nursing facility and its director of long-term care have agreed to pay $2.5 million to resolve allegations that they submitted inflated claims to Medicare.

The DOJ said in a press release regarding the settlement that Whittier Health Network Inc. and Leo Curtin failed to take sufficient steps to prevent Therapy Resources Management (TRM), a rehabilitation therapy company that provided services at Whittier facilities, from engaging in a pattern and practice of...
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