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November 16, 2017

Posted  December 11, 2017

Georgia-based not-for-profit Hyperion Foundation, its former president Julie Mittleider, Georgia-based nursing home management company AltaCare Corporation, its CEO Douglas Mittleider, and related companies Long Term Care Services Inc. and Sentry Healthcare Acquirors Inc. agreed to pay $1.25 million to resolve allegations of violating the False Claims Act by providing grossly substandard care to residents at the Oxford Health and Rehabilitation nursing home in Mississippi when it was operated by AltaCare under a contract with Hyperion.  The allegations originated in a whistleblower lawsuit under the qui tam provisions of the False Claims Act by Academy Health Center Inc., the owner and landlord of the Mississippi skilled nursing facility.  Academy will receive a whistleblower award in an undisclosed amount from the proceeds of the government’s recovery.  DOJ

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