Utah Health Care System Settles Case Involving Allegations of Employing Excluded Individuals
University of Utah (UOU) - a university-based health care system including 4 hospitals and 10 neighborhood health care centers - entered into a settlement agreement with the Office of Inspector General (OIG) for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, effective July 8, 2014. The $197,839.94 settlement resolves allegations that UOU employed three individuals who were excluded from participating in any Federal health care programs. OIG's investigation revealed that UOU employed an excluded nurse who provided items or services paid for by Federal health care programs. During the investigation, UOU disclosed that it employed two additional excluded persons.
- Date:July 8, 2014
- CMP and Affirmative Exclusions