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Dubuque Care Facility’s Owner Agrees to Repay Federal Medicaid Funds to Resolve Allegations Relating to COVID-19 Screening Procedures

Care Initiatives, a Texas corporation with a home office in West Des Moines, Iowa, has agreed to repay the United States $214,200 to resolve claims the United States was entitled to restitution for the federal share of Medicaid funds the facility received for an approximately 10 week period while residents at Dubuque Specialty Care, a Care Initiatives facility, were suffering from or testing positive for COVID-19.


Action Details

  • Date:May 10, 2021
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney’s Office, Northern District of Iowa
  • Enforcement Types:
    • COVID-19,
    • Criminal and Civil Actions