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Indiana Practice Settles Case Involving Excluded Individual

On November 6, 2017, Center for Ear, Nose Throat & Allergy, P.C. (CENTA), Carmel, Indiana, entered into a $51,564.14 settlement agreement with OIG. The settlement agreement resolves allegations that CENTA employed an individual who was excluded from participating in any Federal health care program. OIG's investigation revealed that the excluded individual, a medical records file clerk, provided items or services to CENTA's patients that were billed to Federal health care programs. Associate Counsel Srishti Sheffner represented OIG with the assistance of Paralegal Specialist Jennifer Hilton.

Action Details

  • Date:November 6, 2017
  • Enforcement Types:
    • CMP and Affirmative Exclusions