Nursing Home Providers Should Brace for Government Audits, Enforcement Actions Over Covid Relief Funding

Ken BellLTC News

Skilled Nursing News (01/30/2023) – Nursing home providers should expect more government scrutiny related to Covid-19 relief funding.

This is one message from Matthew Murer, the health care, public policy and government investigations department chair for the national health care practice of law firm Polsinelli.

“I think a lot of people are going to be surprised by audits of CARES Act funding they received, and PPP [Paycheck Protection Program] funding,” Murer told Skilled Nursing News at the recent American Seniors Housing Association (ASHA) conference in Scottsdale, Arizona. “ … Every single case we have with the Department of Justice … they are looking at whether you received those funds and how did you account for them.” Full story »