11-01-2018 Ohio Nursing Home Settles Case Involving Excluded Individual
On December 29, 2017, Turtle Creek Recovery Center (Turtle Creek), Dallas, Texas, entered into a $24,428.58 settlement agreement with OIG. The settlement agreement resolves allegations that Turtle Creek employed an individual who was excluded from participating in any Federal health care program. OIG’s investigation revealed that the excluded individual, a counselor, provided items or services to Turtle Creek’s patients that were billed to Federal health care programs. Deputy Branch Chief Nicole Caucci represented OIG with the assistance of Paralegal Specialist Eula Taylor.