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April 10, 2017

Posted  April 24, 2017

Kentucky based nursing home operator Prestige Healthcare agreed to pay $995,500 to resolve allegations it violated the False Claims Act with regard to its role in an alleged scheme to falsely bill Medicare for unnecessary genetic testing.  According to the government, Prestige provided genetic testing company Genomix LLC with information on and access to Prestige nursing home patients without ensuring physician orders were obtained for the testing and where Prestige physicians were not aware of and did not agree with the medical necessity of the testing. DOJ (WDWI)

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