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Illinois Hospital Settles Case Involving Excluded Individual

On November 7, 2018, the University of Chicago Medical Center (UCMC), Chicago, Illinois, entered into a $253,671.20 settlement agreement with OIG. The settlement agreement resolves allegations that UCMC, through a staffing agency, employed an individual who was excluded from participating in any Federal health care program. OIG's investigation revealed that the excluded individual, a registered nurse, provided items or services to UCMC's patients that were billed to Federal health care programs.

Action Details

  • Date:November 7, 2018
  • Enforcement Types:
    • CMP and Affirmative Exclusions