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BenchMark Agreed to Pay $3.1 Million for Allegedly Violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law by Submitting Claims for Individual Therapy Services that Were Provided as Group Therapy

After they self-disclosed conduct to OIG, BenchMark Rehabilitation Partners, LLC, BenchMark Growth Partners, LLC, BenchMark Premier Partners, LLC, BenchMark East Partners, LLC, BenchMark Development Partners, LLC and BenchMark West Partners, LLC (collectively, "BenchMark"), with locations in Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama, South Carolina, North Carolina, Texas and Kansas, agreed to pay $3,157,771.50 for allegedly violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law. OIG alleged that BenchMark submitted claims to Medicare and Tricare for time-based outpatient rehabilitation therapy services provided when Benchmark's therapists did not provide constant attendance or direct one-on-one contact because the therapy services were provided concurrently with another Medicare or Tricare beneficiary

Action Details

  • Date:April 2, 2018
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Fraud Self-Disclosures