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CareGivers America Home Health Services Agreed to Pay $50,000 for Allegedly Violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law by Paying Remuneration to an Independent Contractor for Arranging Referrals

After it self-disclosed conduct to OIG, CareGivers America Home Health Services, LLC (CareGivers), Pennsylvania, agreed to pay $50,000 for allegedly violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law provisions applicable to physician self-referrals and kickbacks. OIG alleged that CareGivers paid remuneration to an independent contractor for their recommendation of CareGivers’ home health services to physicians.

Action Details

  • Date:September 7, 2016
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Fraud Self-Disclosures