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.
- Date:March 31, 2017
- CMP and Affirmative Exclusions