Tenet To Cough Up $43M For Overbilling Medicare
The DOJ said Tenet had wrongly billed Medicare by admitting unqualified patients to so-called inpatient rehabilitation facilities, where people recovering from serious injury or illness receive intensive physical therapy. The $42.75 million payment is the largest government settlement involving inappropriate admissions to this type of facility, officials said.
The violations were reported by Dallas-based Tenet under...
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