Excluded Individuals

Skilled nursing company pays $142k to settle allegations of prohibited-employee use

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Southwest Trinity Management has agreed to a $142,000 settlement to resolve allegations that a skilled nursing facility it owns and manages employed a nurse who was excluded from participating in any federal healthcare program.

OIG issues new guidance for nursing homes on hiring people excluded from Medicare and Medicaid

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Nursing homes can now refer to newly updated government guidelines on hiring or contracting with people excluded from participating in federal health programs.