Ensign Group To Pay $48M To Settle DOJ's Overbilling Probe

Law360, New York (April 23, 2013, 3:44 PM EDT) -- The Ensign Group Inc. said Monday that it had put aside $48 million to settle a Department of Justice investigation into allegations that it overbilled federal health care programs in California.

Ensign, which owns a collection of nursing, rehabilitative care services, home health, hospice care, assisted living and urgent care companies, said it expects to enter  into a corporate integrity agreement with the inspector general for the Department of Health and Human Services and make a single lump-sum payment to resolve allegations that date back to...
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