Nursing home fraud alleged in indictments (Jefferson City News Tribune)

Nursing home fraud alleged in indictments (Jefferson City News Tribune)

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Nursing home fraud alleged in indictments (Jefferson City News Tribune) - ST. LOUIS (AP) - A federal grand jury returned indictments Thursday on charges that several nursing home operators conspired to defraud Medicare and Medicaid by collecting payments for services they did not provide to their residents.

Most of this article focuses on alleged quality of care that was so poor that it is considered “non-care.” The nursing home operators face potential penalties of up to $250,000 and 5 years in prison, if convicted.