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DeWitt Hospital and Nursing Home Agreed to Pay $123,000 for Allegedly Violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law for Submitting Claims Without Proper Consent for Care

After it self-disclosed conduct to OIG, DeWitt Hospital and Nursing Home (DHNH), Arkansas, agreed to pay $123,935.30 for allegedly violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law. OIG alleged that DHNH failed to perform quarterly utilization review audits of patient charts and also failed to obtain consent for care for certain patients as required by Medicare in order to receive an all inclusive rate for covered services provided by rural health care practitioners.

Action Details

  • Date:August 22, 2018
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Fraud Self-Disclosures