Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Sutter Health LLC
Current Parent Company: 
Sutter Health
Penalty: 
$30,000,000
Year: 
2019
Date: 
April 12, 2019
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

Sutter Health LLC, a California-based healthcare services provider, and several affiliated entities, Sutter East Bay Medical Foundation, Sutter Pacific Medical Foundation, Sutter Gould Medical Foundation, and Sutter Medical Foundation, agreed to pay $30 million to resolve allegations that the affiliated entities submitted inaccurate information about the health status of beneficiaries enrolled in Medicare Advantage Plans, which resulted in the plans and providers being overpaid.

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: 
California
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
non-profit
Major Industry of Parent: 
healthcare services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
hospitals
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.