Kentucky SNF Chain Preferred Care Settles $540,000 Upcoding Case

Nursing home chain Preferred Care agreed to settle False Claims Act charges for $540,000, the Department of Justice has announced.

Federal officials accused the company of upcoding Medicare beneficiaries between July 2012 and October 2017, and of providing “worthless services” at Kentucky's Stanton Nursing and Rehabilitation Center for three years.

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Posted on July 17, 2018 .