Sava Senior Care Fights To Pare Down FCA Suit

Law360, Springfield (October 14, 2016, 10:07 PM EDT) -- Sava Senior Care Inc. asked a Tennessee federal judge on Thursday for a quick win against accusations in a False Claims Act suit involving one of five patients who allegedly received medically unnecessary rehabilitation therapy. 

The senior care company is seeking summary judgment against claims concerning all five patients in individual motions because the determination of eligibility for treatment is inherently subjective, patient-specific and dependent on the judgment of individual doctors, Sava said.

The U.S. government has accused Sava of improperly pulling in millions of dollars by submitting Medicare claims for rehabilitation services that were not medically necessary or did not...

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