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UnityPoint Health Agreed to Pay $890,000 for Allegedly Violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law by Submitting Claims for Services that Did Not Meet Coverage Criteria

After it self-disclosed conduct to OIG, Iowa Health System d/b/a UnityPoint Health (UnityPoint), Iowa, agreed to pay $890,877 for allegedly violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law. OIG alleged that Unity Point submitted claims to Medicare and Medicaid for inpatient hospital stays that did not meet medical necessity criteria for an inpatient admission.

Action Details

  • Date:January 31, 2024
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Fraud Self-Disclosures