Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Scripps Health
Current Parent Company: 
Scripps Health
Penalty: 
$1,500,000
Year: 
2018
Date: 
January 19, 2018
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

Scripps Health, a health care system based in San Diego, California, agreed to pay $1.5 million to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act by charging federal health care programs for physical therapy services that were rendered by therapists who did not have billing privileges for these programs and were not supervised by an authorized provider.

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