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Massachusetts Ambulance Company Settles Case Involving False Claims

On January 27, 2016, LifeLine Ambulance Service, LLC (LifeLine), of Woburn, Massachusetts, entered into a $74,414.66 settlement agreement with OIG.  The settlement agreement resolves allegations that LifeLine submitted claims 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 Associate Counsel Jennifer Leonardis and Senior Counsel Andrea Treese Berlin, collaborated to achieve this settlement.

Action Details

  • Date:January 27, 2016
  • Enforcement Types:
    • CMP and Affirmative Exclusions