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Texas State Agency and Living Center Settle Case Involving Excluded Individual

On April 12, 2019, Texas Health and Human Services Commission and Lufkin State Supported Living Center (Lufkin SSLC), entered into a $121,068.42 settlement agreement with OIG. The settlement agreement resolves allegations that Lufkin SSLC employed an individual who was excluded from participating in any Federal health care program. OIG's investigation revealed that the excluded individual, a registered nurse, provided items or services to Lufkin SSLC's patients that were paid for by Federal health care programs. Senior Counsel Katie Fink represented OIG with the assistance of Program Analyst Mariel Filtz.

Action Details

  • Date:April 12, 2019
  • Enforcement Types:
    • CMP and Affirmative Exclusions