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City of Grand Junction Agreed to Pay $25,000 for Allegedly Violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law by Submitting Claims for Transport Services Provided by Individuals with Expired Certifications

After it self-disclosed conduct to OIG, the City of Grand Junction, Colorado (Grand Junction), agreed to pay $25,288.28 for allegedly violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law. OIG alleged that Grand Junction staffed its ambulance transport services with two individuals whose Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Basic or EMT Paramedic certifications were expired. Grand Junction then submitted claims and received payment from Federal health care programs for these improperly staff ambulance transport services.

Action Details

  • Date:December 21, 2016
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Fraud Self-Disclosures