DOJ Accuses Nursing Giant ManorCare Of Medicare Fraud

Law360, New York (April 21, 2015, 2:36 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday announced its intervention in False Claims Act whistleblower complaints in Virginia federal court accusing nursing home giant HCR ManorCare Inc. of subjecting seniors to unnecessary and sometimes harmful care in a sweeping Medicare fraud scheme orchestrated by company executives.

In a consolidated lawsuit, the DOJ brought together allegations in three complaints that former employees of ManorCare subsidiary Heartland Employment Services LLC filed in recent years. The lawsuit accuses ManorCare’s top brass of directing subordinates to deliver excess care so...
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Case Title

Ribik v. Manor Care Inc. et al


Case Number

1:09-cv-00013

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Virginia Eastern

Nature of Suit

Contract: Recovery/Enforcement

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Claude M. Hilton

Date Filed

January 7, 2009

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