Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
UHS, Inc and UHS of Delaware, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Universal Health Services Inc.
Penalty: 
$117,000,000
Year: 
2020
Date: 
July 13, 2020
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

UHS agreed to pay $117 million to settle multistate allegations the companies caused false claims to be made for unsuitable Medicaid services provided at psychiatric and behavioral health facilities. The settlement also involved the U.S. Justice Department, which issued its own announcement (see separate entry).

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Multistate Attorneys General Case
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Pennsylvania
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: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.