03-27-2018 Ohio Home Health Company Settles Case Involving Excluded Individual

On March 27, 2018, ASAP Home Nurses, Inc. (ASAP), located in Wadsworth, Ohio, entered into a $11,406.26 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, a state tested nurse aide, provided…

03-26-2018 Wisconsin Independent Living Support Provider Settles Case

On March 26, 2018, Community Care, Inc. (CCI), located in Brookfield, Wisconsin, entered into a $208,585.20 settlement agreement with OIG. The settlement agreement resolves allegations that CCI, a care management organization, contracted with an individual who was excluded from participating in any Federal health care programs. OIG’s investigation revealed that the excluded individual provided for…

03-21-2018 New Jersey Pharmacy and Owner Settle Case Involving Excluded Individual

On March 21, 2018, Pharmex Pharmacy, LLC, and Israel Weber (collectively, “Pharmex”), Lakewood, New Jersey, entered into a $314,205.76 settlement agreement with OIG. The settlement agreement resolves allegations that Pharmex employed an individual who was excluded from participating in any Federal health care programs. OIG’s investigation revealed that the excluded pharmacist provided items or services…

02-13-2018 Management Company Settles Case Involving Excluded Individual

On February 13, 2018, Southwest Trinity Management, LLC (STM), entered into a $141,986.36 settlement agreement with OIG. The settlement agreement resolves allegations that STM, through a skilled nursing facility it owns and manages in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, employed an individual who was excluded from participating in any Federal health care program. OIG’s investigation revealed that…

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…