Texas Skilled Nursing Facility Settles Case Involving Excluded Individual
On August 2, 2016, PHCC-The Pointe Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center LLC d/b/a The Pointe Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center, and PHCC-Paramount Health Care Company, LLC (The Pointe), Webster, Texas, entered into a $408,159.53 settlement agreement with OIG. The settlement agreement resolves allegations that The Pointe employed an individual who was excluded from participating in any Federal health care program. OIG's investigation revealed that the excluded individual, an office manager, provided items or services to The Pointe patients that were billed to Federal health care programs. Senior Counsel Nicole Caucci represented OIG with the assistance of Paralegal Specialist Jennifer Hilton.
- Date:August 2, 2016
- CMP and Affirmative Exclusions