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Americare Certified Special Services Agreed to Pay $44,000 for Allegedly Violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law by Submitting Claims for Services Not Performed and Services Provided by Unqualified Individuals

After it self-disclosed conduct to OIG, Americare Certified Special Services, Inc. (Americare), New York, agreed to pay $44,593.41 for allegedly violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law. OIG alleged that Americare (1) submitted claims to Medicare for home health care services provided by an RN that were not rendered; and (2) submitted claims to Medicare for items or services provided by individuals who did not receive home health aide training or who lacked the requisite home health aide certificate.

Action Details

  • Date:June 26, 2014
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Fraud Self-Disclosures