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Durable Medical Equipment Supplier to Pay United States $300,000 To Resolve False Claims Allegations

WASHINGTON - American Rehab Equipment Company, formerly known as Patients First Medical Equipment Company, has agreed to pay the United States and the District of Columbia a total of $300,000 to settle allegations that it violated the False Claims Act by overcharging the District of Columbia Medicaid Program for custom power wheelchairs provided to residents of nursing facilities.


Action Details

  • Date:May 4, 2015
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions