OIG Excludes Illinois Home Health Agency
Ambulatory Health Care Services, LTD. - a Skokie, Illinois home health agency was excluded from participation in all Federal health programs for a period of three years as a result of its employment of an excluded nurse. OIG's investigation revealed that Ambulatory Health Care Services, LTD, billed the Federal health care programs for services provided by the excluded nurse to Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries. The exclusion became effective March 19, 2015, and prohibits Ambulatory Health Care Services, LTD, from participating in the Federal health care programs. Ambulatory Health Care Services, LTD is no longer in operation. Senior Counsels David M. Blank and Lauren Marziani, along with Paralegal Specialist Eula Taylor, represented OIG.
- Date:March 19, 2015
- CMP and Affirmative Exclusions