Two post-acute providers recently paid fines to resolve allegations that they violated the Civil Monetary Penalties Law by submitting claims for services provided by unlicensed individuals, according to the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General.
Both cases involved self-disclosed conduct, according to the OIG.
Elevation Hospice of Colorado agreed to pay $150,169.80 for allegedly submitting claims for services provided by two unlicensed individuals, according to an Aug. 25 news release.
And Comfort Home Health Care Group, Inc. d/b/a Comfort Health, Minnesota, agreed to pay $16,456.34 for allegedly submitting claims for services provided by an unlicensed individual, according to an Aug. 3 release.
See the releases: