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Pecos County Memorial Hospital Agreed to Pay $136,000 for Allegedly Violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law by Submitting Claims for Medically Unnecessary Services

After it self-disclosed conduct to OIG, Pecos County Memorial Hospital (Pecos), Texas, agreed to pay $136,436.94 for allegedly violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law. OIG alleged that Pecos billed for services by an employed physician who included incomplete or inappropriate documentation for the level of visit billed, submitted documentation of re-occurring or frequency of visits not meeting medical necessity guidelines, or who duplicated progress notes on multiple visits.

Action Details

  • Date:April 19, 2018
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Fraud Self-Disclosures