Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Hyperion Foundation et al.
Penalty: 
$1,250,000
Year: 
2017
Date: 
November 16, 2017
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

Hyperion Foundation (a Georgia not-for-profit entity), AltaCare Corporation (a Georgia corporation engaged in nursing home management) and related companies Long Term Care Services Inc. and Sentry Healthcare Acquirors Inc. agreed to pay the United States a total of $1.25 million to resolve allegations of false claims to Medicare and the Mississippi Medicaid program for providing grossly substandard care to residents at the Oxford Health and Rehabilitation nursing home in Lumberton, Mississippi, from late 2005 through mid-2012, when it was operated by AltaCare, under a contract with Hyperion.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Civil Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Mississippi
Facility City: 
Lumberton
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.