03-17-2015 Pennsylvania Staffing Agency Settles Case Involving Excluded Individual

On March 17, 2015, Flexible Staffing Solutions, Inc. d/b/a OneSource Medical Staffing (OneSource), a Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, healthcare staffing agency, entered into a $24,775.56 settlement agreement with OIG. The settlement agreement resolves allegations that OneSource employed an individual who was excluded from participating in any Federal health care programs. The excluded individual provided items and services…

02-06-2015 Arizona Behavioral and Developmental Services Provider Settles Case Involved Excluded Nurses

On February 6, 2015, Community Provider of Enrichment Services (CPES), a Tucson, Arizona, provider of adult day programs, adult residential services, and other behavioral and developmental services for behaviorally and mentally challenged adults and children, entered into a $250,000 settlement agreement with the OIG. The settlement agreement resolves allegations that CPES employed two individuals who…

10-24-2014 Texas Company Settles Case Involving Excluded Individuals

Daybreak Venture, LLC, the general partner of 74 skilled nursing and long-term-care facilities throughout Texas, entered into a settlement agreement with the Office of Inspector General (OIG) for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, effective October 24, 2014. The $357,341.96 settlement resolves allegations that seven facilities operated by Daybreak each employed an individual…

08-24-2014 Iowa Skilled Nursing Facility Settles Case Involving Allegations of Employing an Excluded Individual

Rock Rapids Health Centre (RRHC), a skilled nursing facility located in Iowa, entered into a settlement agreement with the Office of Inspector General (OIG) for the Department of Health and Human Services, effective August 24, 2014. The settlement resolves allegations that RRHC employed an individual who was excluded from participating in any Federal health care…

07-24-2014 Tennessee Senior Living Community Chain Settles Case Involving Allegations of Employing Excluded Individuals

Brookdale Senior Living, Inc. and three subsidiaries (collectively, Brookdale) – a chain of senior living communities headquartered in Brentwood, TN – entered into a settlement agreement with the Office of Inspector General (OIG) for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, effective July 24, 2014. The $353,248.82 settlement resolves allegations that Brookdale employed two…