Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Newark Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery Group
Penalty: 
$500,000
Year: 
2000
Date: 
April 25, 2000
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

A Newark, New Jersey medical partnership of cardiac surgeons specializing in complex heart bypass and transplant surgeries agreed to pay $500,000 to the United States to settle claims that the practice submitted false claims to Medicare for the services of additional surgeons.

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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