11-01-2018 Ohio Nursing Home Settles Case Involving Excluded Individual
On March 1, 2016, Cascadia Behavioral Health, Inc. (Cascadia), Oregon, entered into a $92,052.78 settlement agreement with OIG. The settlement agreement resolves allegations that Cascadia employed an individual who was excluded from participating in any Federal health care program. OIG’s investigation revealed that the excluded individual, a residential counselor, provided items or services to Cascadia patients that were billed to Federal health care programs. Senior Counsel Nancy Brown represented OIG with the assistance of Paralegal Specialist Eula Taylor.