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Texas Health Care Center Settles with OIG on Charges of Employing an Excluded Individual

Rayburn Health Care & Rehabilitation (RHCR)- a nursing and rehabilitation center located in Jasper, TX- entered into a settlement agreement with the Office of Inspector General (OIG) for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, effective May 15, 2014. The $110,712.60 settlement resolves allegations that RHCR employed an individual who was excluded from participating in any Federal health care programs. When the excluded individual applied to be reinstated into Federal health care programs, she reported on her application that she was employed by RHCR as a nurse for two years during her exclusion. During her employment tenure, she allegedly provided items or services reimbursed by Federal health care programs, which is prohibited for excluded individuals.

Action Details

  • Date:May 15, 2014
  • Enforcement Types:
    • CMP and Affirmative Exclusions