Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
HealthSouth Corporation
Current Parent Company: 
Encompass Health
Penalty: 
$325,000,000
Year: 
2004
Date: 
December 30, 2004
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act
Secondary Offense: 
fraud
Violation Description: 

HealthSouth Corporation, the nation's largest provider of rehabilitative medicine services, agreed to pay the United States $325 million to settle allegations that the company defrauded Medicare and other federal healthcare programs.

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: 
Alabama
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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