Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Prime Healthcare Services
Current Parent Company: 
Prime Healthcare Services Inc.
Penalty: 
$2,258,546
Year: 
2021
Date: 
July 19, 2021
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Secondary Offense: 
kickbacks and bribery
Violation Description: 

Prime Healthcare agreed to pay a total of $33,725,000 to the State of California and the United States in settlement of allegations it made false claims when billing federal and state healthcare programs for patient treatment. Penalty amount listed is the State share of the settlement. The larger settlement was also announced by the U.S. Justice Department (see separate entry).

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
California Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
California
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
California
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
privately held
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.