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…

01-07-2016 Illinois Cardiology Practices Settle Case Involving Excluded Individual

On January 7, 2016, CardioSpecialists Group, Ltd. (CSG), Illinois, entered into a $274,721.40 settlement agreement with OIG. The settlement agreement resolves allegations that CSG employed an individual who was excluded from participating in any Federal health care program. OIG’s investigation revealed that the excluded individual, a medical biller, provided items or services to CSG patients…

11-12-2015 Nevada Mobile Imaging Provider Settles Case Involving Excluded Individual

On November 12, 2015, Quality Medical Imaging (QMI), Nevada, entered into a $34,187.34 settlement agreement with OIG. The settlement agreement resolves allegations that QMI employed an individual who was excluded from participating in any Federal health care program. OIG’s investigation revealed that the excluded individual, an x-ray technician, provided items and services to QMI patients…

11-10-2015 California Skilled Nursing Facility Settles Case Involving Excluded Individual

On November 10, 2015, Windsor Health Care Golden Palms, LLC d/b/a Golden Hill Subacute and Rehabilitation Center (Golden Hill), California, entered into a $214,303.69 settlement agreement with OIG. The settlement agreement resolves allegations that Golden Hill employed an individual who was excluded from participation in any Federal health care programs. OIG’s investigation revealed that the…

10-10-2015 California Skilled Nursing Facility Settles Case Involving Excluded Individual

On November 10, 2015, S&F Market Street Healthcare, LLC d/b/a Windsor Gardens Convalescent Center of North Long Beach (Windsor North Long Beach), California, entered into a $207,427.34 settlement agreement with OIG. The settlement agreement resolves allegations that Windsor North Long Beach employed an individual who was excluded from participation in any Federal health care programs.…

10-10-2015 California Skilled Nursing Facility Settles Case Involving Excluded Individual

On November 10, 2015, Windsor Oakridge Healthcare Center, L.P. d/b/a Windsor Healthcare Center of Oakland (Windsor Oakland), California, entered into a $34,943.48 settlement agreement with OIG. The settlement agreement resolves allegations that Windsor Oakland employed an individual who was excluded from participation in any Federal health care programs. OIG’s investigation revealed that the excluded individual,…

11-03-2015 California and Michigan Laboratories Settle Case Involving Excluded Individuals

On November 3, 2015, Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (Quest), Summit Health, Inc. (Summit), and Unilab Corporation (Unilab) entered into a $126,599.25 settlement agreement with OIG. Summit and Unilab are subsidiaries of Quest. The settlement agreement resolves allegations that a Summit location in Michigan employed an individual to administer vaccinations who was excluded from participation in Federal…

10-23-2015 Illinois Hospital Corporation Settles Case Involving Excluded Individuals

On October 23, 2015, Advocate Health and Hospitals Corporation (Advocate), Illinois, entered into a $317,660.89 settlement agreement with OIG. The settlement agreement resolves allegations that Advocate employed two individuals who were excluded from participation in any Federal health care program. OIG’s investigation revealed that the excluded individuals, both registered nurses, provided items and services to…

10-22-2015 Texas Skilled Nursing Facility Settles Case Involving Excluded Individual

On October 22, 2015, Huntington Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center, Ltd. (HHRC), Texas, entered into a $214,016.48 settlement agreement with OIG. The settlement agreement resolves allegations that HHRC employed an individual who was excluded from participating in any Federal health care program. OIG’s investigation revealed that the excluded individual, a nurse, provided items and services to…