Ambulance Company Owners Agree to Pay More Than $245,000 to Resolve Kickback Allegations
HOUSTON - The former owner and operator of Houston-area ambulance company National Care EMS has agreed to settle allegations that he and the company provided kickbacks to various nursing facilities and hospitals in exchange for rights to the institutions' more lucrative Medicare and Medicaid transport referrals, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson along with Gregory Demske, Chief Counsel to the Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Office of Inspector General (HHS-OIG) and Special Agent in Charge CJ Porter, of HHS-OIG, Office of Investigations - Dallas Regional Office.
- Date:January 27, 2016
- Agency:U.S. Attorney
- Criminal and Civil Actions