Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Extendicare Health Services Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Extendicare
Penalty: 
$5,700,000
Year: 
2014
Date: 
October 10, 2014
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

Extendicare Health Services and its subsidiary Progressive Step Corporation agreed to pay $5.7 million to eight states to resolve allegations that it billed Medicaid programs for materially substandard nursing services that were so deficient that they were effectively worthless. This was part of a larger $38 million settlement involving the federal government; see the Violation Tracker entry at https://violationtracker.goodjobsfirst.org/violation-tracker/-extendicar...

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Multistate Attorneys General Case
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
Canada
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
healthcare services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
long-term care facilities
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.