DOJ Files Case Alleging that Nursing Home Owner Used Medical Directorship Payments as Guise for Kickbacks to Induce Referrals

On June 14, 2021, the Department of Justice filed a complaint in intervention against Paksn, Inc., a nursing home operator, Prema Thekkek, Paksn’s owner, and seven nursing home companies that Paksan operated and Thekkek owned. The complaint alleged that the defendants paid physicians ostensibly to serve as medical directors of the nursing...

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