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Minnesota Skilled Nursing Facility Settles Case Involving Excluded Individual

On June 8, 2016, KASKA, Inc. d/b/a St. Otto’s Care Center (SOCC), Minnesota, entered into a $65,000 settlement agreement with OIG. The settlement agreement resolves allegations that SOCC employed an individual who was excluded from participating in any Federal health care program. OIG's investigation revealed that the excluded individual, a certified nursing assistant, provided items or services to SOCC patients that were billed to Federal health care programs. Senior Counsel Nicole Caucci represented OIG with the assistance of Paralegal Specialist Mariel Filtz.

Action Details

  • Date:June 8, 2016
  • Enforcement Types:
    • CMP and Affirmative Exclusions