06-24-2016 Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital Operating Corporation d/b/a Cone Health System (CHS)

After it self-disclosed conduct to OIG, Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital Operating Corporation d/b/a Cone Health System (CHS), North Carolina, agreed to pay $475,220.66 for allegedly violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law. OIG alleged that CHS employed an individual that it knew or should have known was excluded from participation in Federal health care programs.

06-24-2016 Oklahoma Chiropractic Center Settles Case Involving Excluded Individual

On June 24, 2016, Simpson Chiropractic (Simpson), Oklahoma, entered into a $31,000 settlement agreement with OIG. The settlement agreement resolves allegations that Simpson employed an individual who was excluded from participating in any Federal health care program. OIG’s investigation revealed that the excluded individual, a chiropractic assistant, provided items or services to Simpson patients that…

06-08-2016 Minnesota Skilled Nursing Facility Settles Case Involving Excluded Individual

On June 8, 2016, KASKA, Inc. d/b/a St. Otto’s Care Center (SOCC), Minnesota, entered into a $65,000 settlement agreement with OIG. The settlement agreement resolves allegations that SOCC employed an individual who was excluded from participating in any Federal health care program. OIG’s investigation revealed that the excluded individual, a certified nursing assistant, provided items…

05-19-2016 Fort Duncan Medical Center

After it self-disclosed conduct to OIG, Fort Duncan Medical Center, L.P. d/b/a Fort Duncan Regional Medical Center (FDRMC), Texas, agreed to pay $545,995.62 for allegedly violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law. OIG alleged that FDRMC employed an individual that it knew or should have known was excluded from participation in Federal health care programs.

 

05-19-2016 Pembroke Hospital

After it self-disclosed conduct to OIG, UHS of Westwood Pembroke, Inc. d/b/a Pembroke Hospital (Pembroke Hospital), Massachusetts, agreed to pay $807,856.65 for allegedly violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law. OIG alleged that Pembroke Hospital employed two individuals that it knew or should have known were excluded from participation in Federal health care programs.

 

05-05-2016 Florida Skilled Nursing Facilities Settle Case Involving Excluded Individual

On May 5, 2016, CCRC PropCo-Cypress Village, LLC (Cypress Village), and BLC Atrium-Jacksonville, LLC (Atrium), Florida, entered into a $17,881.65 settlement agreement with OIG. The settlement agreement resolves allegations that Cypress Village and Atrium employed an individual who was excluded from participating in any Federal health care program. OIG’s investigation revealed that the excluded individual,…

04-15-2016 Texas Home Health Agency Settles Case Involving Excluded Individual

On April 15, 2016, Choice Home Health Care, Inc., and its former owners Patrick Fettinger and Ann Voss (collectively “CHHC”), Texas, entered into a $89,587.82 settlement agreement with OIG. The settlement agreement resolves allegations that CHHC employed an individual who was excluded from participating in any Federal health care program. OIG’s investigation revealed that the…

03-01-2016 Oregon Mental Health Facility Settles Case Involving Excluded Individual

On March 1, 2016, Cascadia Behavioral Health, Inc. (Cascadia), Oregon, entered into a $92,052.78 settlement agreement with OIG. The settlement agreement resolves allegations that Cascadia employed an individual who was excluded from participating in any Federal health care program. OIG’s investigation revealed that the excluded individual, a residential counselor, provided items or services to Cascadia…