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Texas Ambulance Company Settles Case Involving False Claims

On March 31, 2017, Freedom Ambulance, LLC (Freedom Ambulance), an ambulance company in Beeville, Texas, entered into a $846,563.92 settlement agreement with OIG. The settlement agreement resolves allegations that Freedom Ambulance knowingly presented to Medicare and Texas Medicaid false or fraudulent claims for non-emergency repetitive ambulance services between beneficiaries’ residences or skilled nursing facilities and non-hospital based dialysis facilities. Senior Counsels Ellen Slavin and Katie Fink represented OIG with the assistance of Paralegal Specialist Mariel Filtz.

Action Details

  • Date:March 31, 2017
  • Enforcement Types:
    • CMP and Affirmative Exclusions