08-24-2018 Maine Health System Settles Case Involving Excluded Individual
- On August 2, 2018, Ireland Health Care Center, Inc. d/b/a Singleton Health Care Center (SHCC), Cleveland, Ohio, entered into a $45,735.42 settlement agreement with OIG. The settlement agreement resolves allegations that SHCC employed an individual who was excluded from participating in any Federal health care program. OIG’s investigation revealed that the excluded individual, a licensed practical nurse, provided items or services to SHCC’s patients that were billed to Federal health care programs. Senior Counsel Nancy Brown, with the assistance of Paralegal Specialist Eula Taylor, represented OIG.