Grace Home Health Agreed to Pay $2 Million for Allegedly Violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law by Submitting Claims for Home Health Services without Proper Certifications
After it self-disclosed conduct to OIG, Grace Home Health, Inc. (Grace), Texas, agreed to pay $2,035,262 for allegedly violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law. OIG alleged that Grace improperly submitted claims to Medicare for episodes of home health services that failed to meet Medicare's plan of care and/or certification requirements for home health services. OIG further alleged that Grace submitted claims to Medicare for episodes of home health services that failed to meet Medicare's face-to-face encounter and/or encounter documentation requirements.
- Date:December 23, 2014
- Fraud Self-Disclosures