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North Carolina DME Company Owner Agrees to Voluntary Exclusion

On September 16, 2019, in connection with the resolution of her False Claims Act liability, Margaret A. Gibson (Gibson), Newport, North Carolina, agreed to be excluded for 5 years under 42 U.S.C. 1320a-7(b)(7). OIG alleged that Gibson, through her company A Perfect Fit For You, Inc., falsely billed Medicaid for various durable medical equipment, including but not limited to the following items: Powered Air Flotation Beds, Bone Growth Stimulators, Power Wheelchair Accessories; Custom Knee/Ankle/Foot Orthotics; and Cough Stimulating Devices, all of which were not medically necessary, which had not been purchased by A Perfect Fit For You, Inc. through a wholesaler or manufacturer, and which were never delivered to any recipients. Senior Counsel Christina McGarvey represented OIG.

Action Details

  • Date:September 16, 2019
  • Enforcement Types:
    • CMP and Affirmative Exclusions