Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Encompass Health Corporation
Current Parent Company: 
Encompass Health
Penalty: 
$48,000,000
Year: 
2019
Date: 
June 28, 2019
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

Encompass Health Corporation (formerly known as HealthSouth Corporation), the nation's largest operator of inpatient rehabilitation facilities (IRFs), agreed to pay $48 million to resolve allegations that some of its IRFs provided inaccurate information to Medicare to maintain their status as an IRF and to earn a higher rate of reimbursement, and that some admissions to its IRFs were not medically necessary.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
U.S. Attorney-Middle District of Florida
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Alabama
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
healthcare services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
healthcare services
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Parent company note: 
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