Hawaii Hospice Pays IA Stipulated Penalty
On July 23, 2019, Hospice of Kona (HOK), paid a stipulated penalty of $9,500 for failing to comply with certain IA requirements. Specifically, HOK failed to timely: (1) appoint a Compliance Officer; (2) post a notice that provides the name and phone number of the Compliance Officer and the HHS OIG Fraud Hotline telephone number; (3) engage an IRO; and (4) submit its Implementation Report.
- Date:July 23, 2019
- Stipulated Penalties and Material Breaches