Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Pacifica Hospital of the Valley
Penalty: 
$1,000,000
Year: 
2016
Date: 
June 23, 2016
Offense Group: 
safety-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
nursing home violation
Violation Description: 

Pacifica Hospital of the Valley agreed to pay $1 million in settlement of allegations it discharged a patient with a history of mental illness and homelessness by sending the patient to a nursing home by taxi without confirmation the facility could admit the patient or confirmation of their arrival.

Level of Government: 
local
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Los Angeles (CA) City Attorney
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: 
settlement
Facility State: 
California
Facility County: 
Los Angeles
Facility City: 
Los Angeles
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Parent company note: 
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