2014 Exclusion Roundup

Posted by Frank Strafford on January 13, 2015 in OIG Penalties,

The OIG has wrapped up a successful year, recovering an expected $4.9 billion dollars for US taxpayers.

Looking back over the year, we take note of the following points of interest:

  • Over 4,000 individuals or entities were newly excluded in 2014.
  • The OIG collected a total of $9,052,406.21 in exclusion-related fines over the course of the year.
  • The average fine for this year was $164,589.20.
  • California logged the most fines this year at $2,978,821.  Texas came in second at $1,098,351.
  • 20 states finished the year without any fines at all.
  • In addition to fines meted out to medical providers and facilities, fines were also levied on counties.
  • Partnership with excluded ambulance companies accounted for some of this year’s fines.

 

2014 Exclusion Roundup

 

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