Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Community Health Systems
Current Parent Company: 
Community Health Systems
Penalty: 
$31,000,000
Year: 
2000
Date: 
May 9, 2000
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act
Violation Description: 

Community Health Systems agreed to pay $31 million to resolve allegations that it submitted false claims for reimbursement to Medicare, Medicaid, and TRICARE, the Defense Department's health care program.

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: 
Tennessee
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
healthcare services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
healthcare services
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Parent company note: 
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