Bloomberg Law
May 21, 2021, 5:28 PM

SavaSeniorCare to Pay $11 Million to Resolve Rehab Fraud Claims

Daniel Seiden
Daniel Seiden

SavaSeniorCare LLC will pay $11.2 million to resolve allegations it violated the False Claims Act by causing its skilled nursing facilities to bill Medicare for rehabilitation therapy services that weren’t reasonable, necessary, or skilled, the Department of Justice announced Friday.

The settlement also resolves allegations SavaSeniorCare billed Medicare and Medicaid for grossly substandard nursing services, the announcement said.

SavaSeniorCare entered into a five-year Corporate Integrity Agreement with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General, the DOJ said.

SavaSeniorCare allegedly exerted significant pressure on skilled nursing facilities to meet unrealistic financial goals, resulting in ...

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