Government Sues Skilled Nursing Chain HCR Manorcare for Allegedly Providing Medically Unnecessary Therapy

United States Department of Justice, Office of Public Affairs Press Release

The government has intervened in three qui tam lawsuits, and filed a consolidated complaint against HCR Manorcare alleging that Manorcare knowingly and routinely submitted false claims to Medicare and Tricare for rehabilitation services that were not medically reasonable and necessary. Manorcare is one of the nation’s largest healthcare providers, operating approximately 281 skilled nursing facilities in 30 states. Attorney Andrew J. Campanelli represents one of the relators along with co-counsel.