Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Catholic Healthcare West
Current Parent Company: 
CommonSpirit Health
Penalty: 
$10,750,000
Year: 
2001
Date: 
August 9, 2001
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act
Violation Description: 

Catholic Healthcare West agreed to pay the United States $10,750,000 to settle claims that four of its hospitals improperly charged federal health care programs for surgical procedures using unapproved experimental cardiac devices.

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: 
Illinois
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
non-profit
Major Industry of Parent: 
healthcare services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
healthcare services
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Parent company note: 
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