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Tips for long term care providers' prevention of and defending against quality of care allegations

By JD Supra  
   March 16, 2023

Quality of care allegations against long term care providers are a focus for the Biden administration, the Department of Justice (DOJ), and the HHS-OIG – all of whom are targeting providers whom they deem to be providing grossly substandard care to their residents. For example, in June 2022, the DOJ filed a high-stakes lawsuit under the False Claims Act against nursing homes for allegedly providing grossly substandard skilled nursing services to residents. Similarly, in May 2021, the DOJ reached an $11.2 million settlement with a nursing home provider to resolve allegations that the company provided grossly substandard nursing care in violation of the False Claims Act.

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