Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Advocat, Inc.
Penalty: 
$1,300,000
Year: 
2004
Date: 
September 13, 2004
Offense Group: 
safety-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
nursing home violation
Secondary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

Advocat, Inc. agreed to a $1.3 million settlement to resolve a series of lawsuits about mistreatment and neglect at 13 Advocat-operated nursing homes and fraudulent billing to Medicaid.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Arkansas Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Arkansas
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Parent company note: 
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