Texas nursing chain to pay $3M to resolve Medicaid-Medicare kickback allegations

HOUSTON – Regent Management Services L.P. has agreed to pay approximately $3.199 million to settle allegations that it received kickbacks from various ambulance companies in exchange for rights to its more lucrative Medicare and Medicaid transport referrals.

Several government officials, including U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson, made the announcement on Nov. 30.

Regent Management Services L.P. is headquartered in Galveston and manages 12 separately owned and operated nursing facilities including 11 in seven Texas cities.

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