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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 were excluded from participating in any Federal health care programs. The excluded nurses provided items and services to CPES patients that were billed to Federal health care programs. Senior Counsel Nancy Brown and represented OIG, with the assistance of Paralegal Specialist Eula Taylor.

Action Details

  • Date:February 6, 2015
  • Enforcement Types:
    • CMP and Affirmative Exclusions