Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Adventist Health System/West
Current Parent Company: 
Adventist Health (West)
Penalty: 
$14,100,000
Year: 
2013
Date: 
May 3, 2013
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Secondary Offense: 
kickbacks and bribery
Violation Description: 

Adventist Health System/West, dba Adventist Health, and its affiliated hospital White Memorial Medical Center agreed to pay the United States and the state of California $14.1 million to settle claims that they violated the False Claims Act. The settlement resolved allegations that Adventist Health improperly compensated physicians who referred patients to the White Memorial facility by transferring assets, including medical and non-medical supplies and inventory, at less than fair market value.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Civil Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
California
Facility City: 
Los Angeles
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: 
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