Illinois Podiatry Practice Settles Case Involving Excluded Individual
On July 12, 2019, Smith Centers for Foot & Ankle Care (SCFAC), Chicago, Illinois, entered into a $37,688.76 settlement agreement with OIG. The settlement agreement resolves allegations that SCFAC employed an individual who was excluded from participating in any Federal health care program. OIG's investigation revealed that the excluded individual, a medical assistant, provided items or services to SCFAC's patients that were billed to Federal health care programs.
- Date:July 12, 2019
- CMP and Affirmative Exclusions