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The Arc of Westchester Agreed to Pay $16,000 for Allegedly Violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law by Submitting Claims for Services with Altered Documentation

After it self-disclosed conduct to OIG, The Arc of Westchester (the Arc), New York, agreed to pay $16,920.81 for allegedly violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law. OIG alleged that the Arc knowingly presented to Medicaid claim for items or services that it knew or should have known were not provided as claimed and were false or fraudulent. Specifically, OIG contended that the Arc submitted claims for prevocational services using rate codes 4464 and 4465 where supporting documentation was destroyed and replaced with improperly altered documentation.

Action Details

  • Date:May 15, 2015
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Provider Self-Disclosures