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The Ensign Group Agreed to Pay $80,000 for Allegedly Violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law by Employing Excluded Individuals

On September 19, 2018, The Ensign Croup (Ensign), Avenues Healthcare, Inc. d/b/a City Creek Post-Acute (City Creek), and Wellington Healthcare, Inc. d/b/a Wellington Place Living & Rehabilitation Center (Wellington), entered into an $80,716.61 settlement agreement with OIG. Ensign made a disclosure submission concerning its subsidiaries City Creek and Wellington pursuant to its CIA. The settlement agreement resolves allegations that Ensign, through City Creek and Wellington, employed two individuals that it knew or should have known were excluded from participation in Federal health care programs.

Action Details

  • Date:September 19, 2018
  • Enforcement Types:
    • CIA Reportable Events