Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
RehabCare Group Inc., RehabCare Group East Inc., Rehab Systems of Missouri and Health Systems Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Kindred Healthcare
Penalty: 
$30,000,000
Year: 
2014
Date: 
January 17, 2014
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act
Secondary Offense: 
kickbacks and bribery
Violation Description: 

Contract therapy providers RehabCare Group Inc., RehabCare Group East Inc. and Rehab Systems of Missouri and management company Health Systems Inc. agreed to pay $30 million to resolve claims that they violated the False Claims Act by engaging in a kickback scheme related to the referral of nursing home business.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Civil Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Kentucky
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
privately held
Major Industry of Parent: 
healthcare services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
skilled nursing facilities
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Parent company note: 
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