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Texas Skilled Nursing Facility Settles Case Involving Excluded Individual

On March 28, 2019, Sweeny Community Hospital d/b/a Lake Jackson Healthcare (LJH), Lake Jackson, Texas, entered into a $113,802.80 settlement agreement with OIG. The settlement agreement resolves allegations that LJH employed an individual who was excluded from participating in any Federal health care program. OIG's investigation revealed that the excluded individual, a vocational nurse, provided items or services to LJH's patients that were billed to Federal health care programs.

Action Details

  • Date:March 28, 2019
  • Enforcement Types:
    • CMP and Affirmative Exclusions