Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Ascension Michigan
Current Parent Company: 
Ascension Health
Penalty: 
$2,800,000
Year: 
2021
Date: 
August 5, 2021
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

Ascension Michigan and related hospitals--Providence Park Hospital, St. John Hospital and Medical Center, St. John Macomb Oakland Hospital and Ascension Crittenton Hospital--all located in Michigan, agreed to pay $2.8 million to resolve claims that they violated the False Claims Act by submitting or causing the submission of false claims for payment to federal health care programs related to alleged medically unnecessary procedures performed by a gynecologic oncologist.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Civil Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Missouri
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
non-profit
Major Industry of Parent: 
healthcare services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
hospitals
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Parent company note: 
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