Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Dignity Health f/k/a Catholic Healthcare West
Current Parent Company: 
CommonSpirit Health
Penalty: 
$37,000,000
Year: 
2014
Date: 
October 30, 2014
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act
Violation Description: 

Dignity Health agreed to pay the United States $37 million to settle allegations that 13 of its hospitals in California, Nevada and Arizona knowingly submitted false claims to Medicare and TRICARE by admitting patients who could have been treated on a less costly, outpatient basis.

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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