A nursing home chain is required to pay more than $415,000 for failing to accurately report to Medicaid for reimbursement payments. Although what the nursing home chain was penalized, it was made clear that the situation did not harm or pose a threat to any of the patients’ health or conditions. The nursing home facility refused wrongdoing despite the allegations and charges.
The state was glad to identify the errors sooner than later because the errors would have kept occurring, allowing improper funding. “This agreement signifies both the importance our office places on ensuring that all providers play by the rules and our office’s dedication to ensuring no federal money is misspent,” said the attorney general for the state. For more, read the story.