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Esformes Reaches Plea Deal in Major Nursing Home Medicare Fraud Scheme

The Health Law Firm Blog

Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law and Hartley Brooks, Law Clerk, The Health Law Firm On February 1, 2024, the District Court for the Southern District of Florida announced that Florida nursing home mogul Phillip Esformes had reached a plea deal on pending conspiracy [.] Indest III, J.D.,

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Esformes Reaches Plea Deal in Major Nursing Home Medicare Fraud Scheme

The Health Law Firm Blog

Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law and Hartley Brooks, Law Clerk, The Health Law Firm On February 1, 2024, the District Court for the Southern District of Florida announced that Florida nursing home mogul Phillip Esformes had reached a plea deal on pending conspiracy [.] Indest III, J.D.,

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Esformes Reaches Plea Deal in Major Nursing Home Medicare Fraud Scheme

The Health Law Firm Blog

Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law and Hartley Brooks, Law Clerk, The Health Law Firm On February 1, 2024, the District Court for the Southern District of Florida announced that Florida nursing home mogul Phillip Esformes had reached a plea deal on pending conspiracy [.] Indest III, J.D.,

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Nursing Home Psychologist Convicted of Healthcare Fraud Scheme

Med-Net Compliance

According to court documents and evidence presented at trial, the psychologist caused the submission of fraudulent Medicare claims from July 2016 through June 2019 for psychotherapy services purportedly provided to nursing home residents in Chicago and surrounding areas.

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New York Optician Convicted of Medicaid Fraud for Nursing Home Residents

Healthcare Compliance Blog

A New York optician has pled guilty to grand larceny for submitting false claims for optician services that he alleged were for specific nursing home residents, but which were never provided. Additionally, it is necessary that the billing office ensures that no double billing occurs by the nursing home and any consultant.

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CMS Proposes Minimum Staffing Requirements and Enhanced Facility Assessments for Nursing Homes

C&M Health Law

Department of Health and Human Services, through the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (“CMS”) issued a much anticipated and contested proposed rule that seeks to establish minimum staffing level requirements for nursing homes. hours of nursing staff per resident per day, or 3.0 HPRD from nurse aids (NAs). [2]

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Nursing Homes Brace for Reforms and Heightened Government Scrutiny

Healthcare Law Blog

As 2023 begins, the nursing home industry faces unprecedented challenges on multiple fronts. In addition, the government is bringing civil False Claims Act cases, and in some cases filing criminal health care fraud charges, against facilities that provide substandard care.