Massachusetts Ambulance Company Settles Case Involving False Claims
On March 31, 2017, EasCare, LLC (EasCare), an ambulance company in Dorchester, Massachusetts, entered into a $255,768.14 settlement agreement with OIG. The settlement agreement resolves allegations that EasCare submitted claims to Medicare for emergency ambulance transportation to destinations such as skilled nursing facilities and patient residences that should have been billed at the lower non-emergency rate. OIG's Consolidated Data Analysis Center and Office of Counsel to the Inspector General, represented by Senior Counsels Geoffrey Hymans and Andrea Treese Berlin, collaborated to achieve this settlement.
- Date:March 31, 2017
- CMP and Affirmative Exclusions