11-01-2018 Ohio Nursing Home Settles Case Involving Excluded Individual
On August 31, 2016, Lifechek 336 Pharmacy, LLC, Lifechek Staff Services, Inc., and Bruce Gingrich (collectively, “Lifechek”), Texas, entered into a $30,000 settlement agreement with OIG. The settlement agreement resolves allegations that Lifechek employed an individual who was excluded from participating in any Federal health care program. OIG’s investigation revealed that the excluded individual, a store manager and pharmacy technician, provided items or services that were billed to Federal health care programs. Senior Counsel Nicole Caucci represented OIG.