Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
HealthNet Inc.
Penalty: 
$9,000,000
Year: 
2017
Date: 
April 27, 2017
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Secondary Offense: 
kickbacks and bribery
Violation Description: 

Indiana University Health Inc. and HealthNet Inc. agreed to pay a total of $18 million to resolve allegations that they violated federal and state false claims laws by engaging in an illegal kickback scheme related to the referral of HealthNet's OB/GYN patients to IU Health's Methodist Hospital. Under the settlement agreement, IU Health and HealthNet each agreed to pay approximately $5.1 million to the United States and $3.9 million to the State of Indiana.

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