Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Community Health Systems Professional Services Corporation
Current Parent Company: 
Community Health Systems
Penalty: 
$75,000,000
Year: 
2015
Date: 
February 2, 2015
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act
Violation Description: 

Community Health Systems Professional Services Corporation and three affiliated New Mexico hospitals agreed to pay the United States $75 million to settle allegations that they violated the False Claims Act by making illegal donations to county governments which were used to fund the state share of Medicaid payments to the hospitals.

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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