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Former nursing home director must reimburse state $4000 for receiving illegal kickbacks

A former New Jersey nursing home director was ordered by a judge to reimburse $4,320 she received in exchange for swaying residents to use a particular pharmacy. In October, the former nursing home director pleaded guilty to 4th degree theft for her nursing home abuse. Between January 2000 and February 2002, the former director accepted cash kickbacks from the pharmacy owner for directing residents to exclusively fill prescriptions at his location. The pharmacy owner was sentenced to 7 years in prison and ordered to pay $1.1 million in restitution.

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