Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Tenet Healthcare Corporation
Current Parent Company: 
Tenet Healthcare
Penalty: 
$22,500,000
Year: 
2004
Date: 
March 24, 2004
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act
Violation Description: 

Tenet Healthcare Corporation agreed to pay the United States $22.5 million to resolve allegations that one of its facilities improperly billed Medicare for millions of dollars for referrals provided by doctors with whom the hospital had prohibited financial arrangements.

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: 
Texas
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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