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Falcon Lake Nursing Home Agreed to Pay $25,000 for Allegedly Violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law by Submitting Claims for Claims with Inappropriate Attestation

After it self-disclosed conduct to OIG, Falcon Lake Health Care Ltd. d/b/a Falcon Lake Nursing Home (Falcon Lake), Texas, agreed to pay $25,000 for allegedly violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law. OIG alleged that Falcon Lake submitted minimum data set (MDS) forms that were not appropriately reviewed for completeness and attested to by a Registered Nurse, as required under Medicare and Medicaid payment rules. OIG contended that the MDS forms were completed and submitted by a Licensed Vocational Nurse who improperly used the electronic signature of a former employee.

Action Details

  • Date:December 21, 2018
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Fraud Self-Disclosures