HHS Subpoenas HealthSouth Over Medicare Fraud

Law360, New York (June 29, 2011, 7:11 PM EDT) -- HealthSouth Corp. said Wednesday that it received a subpoena from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services related to a probe of false claims submitted to Medicare and Medicaid.

The company said the HHS Office of the Inspector General was seeking documents and materials involving patient admissions, length of stay and discharge matters at its HealthSouth Hospital of Houston, a long-term care facility.

HealthSouth disclosed the subpoena in a form 8-K it filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday. It said it...
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