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Colorado Hospice Settles Case Involving Excluded Individual

On July 14, 2016, Pinnacle Hospice Care (PHC), Colorado, entered into a $50,000 settlement agreement with OIG. The settlement agreement resolves allegations that PHC employed an individual who was excluded from participating in any Federal health care program. OIG’s investigation revealed that the excluded individual provided items or services to PHC patients that were billed to Federal health care programs. Senior Counsel Ellen Slavin represented OIG with the assistance of Paralegal Specialist Eula Taylor.

Action Details

  • Date:July 14, 2016
  • Enforcement Types:
    • CMP and Affirmative Exclusions