Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Gulf Region Radiation Oncology Centers Inc.
Penalty: 
$3,500,000
Year: 
2013
Date: 
September 13, 2013
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

Radiation oncology providers in Pensacola, Fla., will pay $3.5 million to the government and the state of Florida to resolve allegations that they billed Medicare, Medicaid and TRICARE -- the health care program for uniformed service members, retirees and their families worldwide -- for radiation oncology services that were not eligible for payment. The defendants included Gulf Region Radiation Oncology Centers Inc., Gulf Region Radiation Oncology MSO LLC, Sacred Heart Health System Inc., West Florida Medical Center Clinic P.A., Emerald Coast Radiation Oncology Center LLC, Dr. Gerald Lowrey and Dr. Rod Krentel.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Civil Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
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Parent company note: 
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