Sunday, April 1, 2007
1) The U.S. Attorney's Office of the District of Massachusetts, along with the Massachusetts Attorney General and the Office of Inspector General for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services reports that it reached a settlement with the Tri-City Mental Health Center. The Center, a "mental health and social services provider with several facilities located in suburbs north of Boston has paid $556,687 to the state Medicaid Program and the Massachusetts Department of Mental Health (DMH) to settle allegations they billed the program for services they allegedly never rendered." The Center has also entered into a compliance program.
2) The U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York reports that "Cabrini Medical Center (“CABRINI”) has agreed to pay $3.4 million to resolve civil charges that it defrauded the New York State Medicaid Program in the operation of its detoxification unit during the period 1995 through 1999."