Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth Health System
Penalty: 
$1,950,000
Year: 
2016
Date: 
February 17, 2016
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

The Department of Justice announced that it reached settlements with 51 hospitals in 15 states for more than $23 million related to cardiac devices that were implanted in Medicare patients in violation of Medicare coverage requirements. Saint Vincent Healthcare in Billings is one of the hospitals included in the settlements. St. Vincent is part of the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth Health System, based in Broomfield, CO, and is one of five Sisters of Charity hospitals that together paid $1.95 million under the settlements.

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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