Violation Tracker Individual Record
: Prime Healthcare Services, Inc. et al.
Current Parent Company
: Prime Healthcare Services Inc.
Parent at the Time of the Penalty AnnouncementPenalty
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: August 3, 2018
: government-contracting-related offenses
: False Claims Act and related
: Prime Healthcare Services, Inc., Prime Healthcare Foundation, Inc., and Prime Healthcare Management, Inc. as well as Prime's Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Prem Reddy, agreed to pay the United States $65 million to settle allegations that 14 Prime hospitals in California knowingly submitted false claims to Medicare by admitting patients who required only less costly, outpatient care and by billing for more expensive patient diagnoses than the patients had (a practice known as up-coding). Under the settlement agreement, Dr. Reddy will pay $3,250,000 and Prime will pay $61,750,000.
Level of Government
: agency action
: Justice Department Civil Division
Civil or Criminal Case
HQ Country of Current Parent
HQ State of Current Parent
Ownership Structure of Current Parent
: privately held
Major Industry of Current Parent
: healthcare services
Specific Industry of Current Parent
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Current parent company note
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