We served as lead counsel representing a multi-state owner and operator of skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) in connection with a Department of Justice (DOJ) investigation of alleged False Claims Act (FCA) violations concerning the medical necessity of therapy services. The case resulted in declination by DOJ and dismissal of the underlying qui tam lawsuit after a multi-year investigation.
Representation of SNF Operator: U.S. ex rel. Byrd v. National HealthCare Corp. (E.D. Tenn.) and U.S. ex rel. Forsythe v. National HealthCare Corp. (E.D. Tenn.)
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