Infusion4Health Agreed to Pay $245,000 for Allegedly Violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law by Submitting Claims for Infusion Services that Lacked Proper Supervision and by Employing an Excluded Individual
After it self-disclosed conduct to OIG, Infusion4Health, Inc. (Infusion), California, agreed to pay $245,366.03 for allegedly violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law. OIG alleged that: (1) Infusion submitted claims for evaluation and management services and non-chemotherapy therapeutic and diagnostic injection, intravenous fluid infusion for hydration, and infusion services provided by its employed nurse practitioners as if a physician had provided them, when the physician did not provide the appropriate level of supervision of the nurse practitioners when they provided the services; and (2) Infusion employed an individual that it knew or should have known was excluded from participation in Federal health care programs.
- Date:May 12, 2020
- Fraud Self-Disclosures