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Heart of America Medical Center Agreed to Pay $10,000 for Allegedly Violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law by Submitting Claims for Services with Falsified Documentation

After it self-disclosed conduct to OIG, Good Samaritan Hospital Association d/b/a Heart of America Medical Center (HAMC) agreed to pay $10,000 for allegedly violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law. OIG alleged that HAMC submitted claims to Medicare for durable medical equipment allegedly prescribed to patients where the medical record documentation that supported the claims had been falsified by a former employee.

Action Details

  • Date:December 9, 2014
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Fraud Self-Disclosures