12-29-2017 Texas Mental Health and Drug Treatment Facility 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…

11-06-2017 Ohio Home Health Agency Settles Case Involving Excluded Individual

On November 6, 2017, Diamonds & Pearls Health Services, LLC (DPHS), Cleveland, Ohio, entered into a $75,471.92 settlement agreement with OIG. The settlement agreement resolves allegations that DPHS employed an individual who was excluded from participation in any Federal health care programs. OIG’s investigation revealed that the excluded individual, a scheduling/staffing coordinator, provided items or…

11-06-2017 Indiana Practice Settles Case Involving Excluded Individual

On November 6, 2017, Center for Ear, Nose Throat & Allergy, P.C. (CENTA), Carmel, Indiana, entered into a $51,564.14 settlement agreement with OIG. The settlement agreement resolves allegations that CENTA employed an individual who was excluded from participating in any Federal health care program. OIG’s investigation revealed that the excluded individual, a medical records file…

10-11-2017 Illinois Case Management Provider Settles Case Involving Excluded Individual

On October 11, 2017, Shawnee Health Services (Shawnee), Carterville, Illinois, entered into a $107,761.08 settlement agreement with OIG. The settlement agreement resolves allegations that Shawnee employed an individual who was excluded from participation in any Federal health care programs. OIG’s investigation revealed that the excluded individual, a case manager, provided items or services to Shawnee…

10-10-2017 Arkansas Department of Health Settles Case Involving Excluded Individual

On October 10, 2017, The Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) entered into a $39,343.61 settlement agreement with OIG. The settlement agreement resolves allegations that ADH employed an individual who was excluded from participation in any Federal health care programs. OIG’s investigation revealed that the excluded individual, a hospice social worker, provided items or services to…

09-18-2017 New York Pharmacy Settles Case Involving Excluded Individual

On September 18, 2017, Century Pharmacy (Century), Brooklyn, New York, entered into a $10,000 settlement agreement with OIG. The settlement agreement resolves allegations that Century employed an individual who was excluded from participating in any Federal health care programs. OIG’s investigation revealed that the excluded individual, who assisted in filling prescriptions in addition to performing…

09-15-2017 Texas Mental Health Facility Settles Case Involving Excluded Individual

On September 15, 2017, Sundance Behavioral Healthcare System (Sundance), Texas, entered into a $49,183.48 settlement agreement with OIG. The settlement agreement resolves allegations that Sundance employed an individual who was excluded from participating in any Federal health care programs. OIG’s investigation revealed that the excluded individual, a licensed vocational nurse, provided items or services to…

08-11-2017 Texas Home Health Company Settles Case Involving Excluded Individual

On August 11, 2017, ASAP Professional Home Health (ASAP), Houston, Texas, entered into a $21,797.76 settlement agreement with OIG. The settlement agreement resolves allegations that ASAP employed an individual who was excluded from participating in any Federal health care program. OIG’s investigation revealed that the excluded individual, an attendant, provided items or services to ASAP…

06-20-2017 Florida Pharmacy Settles Case Involving Excluded Individual

On June 20, 2017, Linton Square Pharmacy & Medical Supplies, Inc. (Linton Square), Delray Beach, Florida, entered into a $339,956.05 settlement agreement with OIG. The settlement agreement resolves allegations that Linton Square employed an individual who was excluded from participating in any Federal health care programs. OIG’s investigation revealed that the excluded individual, a pharmacist,…

11-30-2016 New York Skilled Nursing Facility Settles Case Involving Excluded Individual

On November 30, 2016, Ditmas Park Rehab/Care Center (Ditmas Park), Brooklyn, New York, entered into a $205,089.22 settlement agreement with OIG. The settlement agreement resolves allegations that Ditmas Park 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…