Violation Tracker Individual Record
Columbus Regional Healthcare System and Dr. Andrew Pippas have agreed to pay more than $25 million to resolve allegations that they violated the False Claims Act by submitting claims in violation of the Stark Law. The settlement also resolved allegations that Columbus Regional and Pippas submitted claims for payment to federal health care programs that misrepresented the level of services they provided. Under the settlement agreement, Columbus Regional agreed to pay $25 million, plus additional contingent payments not to exceed $10 million, for a maximum settlement amount of $35 million, and Pippas has agreed to pay $425,000.
https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/georgia-hospital-system-and-physician-pay-more-25-million-settle-alleged-false-claims-act-and (archived copy)