USA v. GILBERT et al

  1. December 18, 2023

    Pa. Nursing Homes Convicted For Fraud, Workers Acquitted

    A federal jury on Monday found the corporate parents of two Pennsylvania nursing homes guilty of scheming to defraud state and federal healthcare programs by inflating staffing levels and their patients' needs, but the CEO and four other employees were found not guilty.

  2. December 14, 2023

    Prosecutors Say Pa. Nursing Home Scheme Was 'Simple' Lies

    After five weeks of testimony and nearly two days of defense arguments positing prosecutorial overreach and nuanced explanations for an alleged scheme to fool state and federal regulators at two Pennsylvania nursing homes, federal prosecutors tried to strip their case back to the basics before jurors begin deliberating Friday.

  3. November 16, 2023

    Attys Say Nursing Home Fraud Case Built On 'Ballpark' Errors

    An alleged scheme to milk federal health care dollars by falsely inflating staffing numbers and patient needs at two Western Pennsylvania nursing homes could actually be explained by a number of factors, including the pressures of converting public facilities to private ownership and staff pinning scheduling fraud on their bosses, according to a parade of opening arguments in a fraud trial Thursday.

  4. September 15, 2023

    Criminal Trial Won't Delay Nursing Homes' Unpaid Wage Suit

    A Pennsylvania federal judge on Friday again rejected a nursing home company's request to delay an upcoming civil trial over unpaid wages because of a criminal trial against some of its employees, which is scheduled for November.

  5. August 09, 2022

    Pa. Nursing Homes Lied About Staffing Levels, Feds Say

    A pair of Pennsylvania-based nursing homes are facing federal charges that employees fabricated staff information to state health authorities and that the homes falsified statements to hike up reimbursements from health programs, according to federal prosecutors.