Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
San Diego Hospital Association
Penalty: 
$6,200,000
Year: 
2003
Date: 
March 6, 2003
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

The San Diego Hospital Association and one of its facilities, Sharp Memorial Hospital, agreed to pay the United States $6.2 million to settle allegations that Sharp submitted false claims by fraudulently misstating organ acquisition costs on the hospital's Medicare reports for 1991 through 1999.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Civil Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
California
Facility City: 
San Diego
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Parent company note: 
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