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Wisconsin Ambulance Company Settles Case Involving False Claims

On November 12, 2015, Shawano Ambulance Service, Inc. (Shawano), of Shawano, Wisconsin, entered into a $108,086 settlement agreement with OIG. The settlement agreement resolves allegation that Shawano submitted claims to Medicare for emergency ambulance transportation to destinations such as skilled nursing facilities and patient residences that should have been billed at the lower non-emergency rate. OIG’s Consolidated Data Analysis Center and Office of Counsel to the Inspector General, represented by Associate Counsel Michael Torrisi and Senior Counsel Andrea Treese Berlin, collaborated to achieve this settlement.

Action Details

  • Date:November 12, 2015
  • Enforcement Types:
    • CMP and Affirmative Exclusions