11-01-2018 Ohio Nursing Home Settles Case Involving Excluded Individual
- On October 5, 2018, Whispering Knoll, Pine Bluff, Arkansas, entered into a $35,195.95 settlement agreement with OIG. The settlement agreement resolves allegations that Whispering Knoll 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 Whispering Knoll’s patients that were billed to Federal health care programs. Senior Counsel Nancy Brown represented OIG with the assistance of Paralegal Specialist Jennifer Hilton.