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Highland Rivers Health Agreed to Pay $133,000 for Allegedly Violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law by Submitting Claims for Psychiatric Telehealth Services at Locations Ineligible for Telehealth Reimbursement

After it self-disclosed conduct to OIG, Highland Rivers Community Service Board, d/b/a Highland Rivers Health (Highland Rivers), Georgia, agreed to pay $133,067.26 for allegedly violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law. OIG alleged that Highland Rivers submitted or caused the submission of claims for psychiatric telehealth services provided to Medicare beneficiaries at certain Highland Rivers locations when the locations were not eligible for Medicare telehealth reimbursement because they were not "originating sites".

Action Details

  • Date:February 8, 2018
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Fraud Self-Disclosures