Mobile Nursing Home Provider Settles Fraud Allegations for $4.5M

Dec. 21, 2015, 5:00 AM

Nursing home services provider Mobile Medical Inc., doing business as OnSight Health Care, will pay $4.5 million to settle allegations that it submitted false claims to Medicare and paid kickbacks to nursing homes in exchange for Medicare referrals, under a Dec. 15 agreement with the federal government and four whistle-blowers (United States ex rel. Petkovic v. Mobile Medical, Inc., N.D. Ohio, 5:10-cv-2846, settlement 12/15/15).

The whistle-blowers filed two separate False Claims Act lawsuits in December 2010 accusing OnSight of submitting false claims to Medicare for medical services and durable medical equipment that were not provided, not medically ...

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