Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Sutter Health
Current Parent Company: 
Sutter Health
Penalty: 
$575,000,000
Year: 
2019
Date: 
December 20, 2019
Offense Group: 
competition-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
price-fixing or anti-competitive practices
Violation Description: 

Sutter Health agreed to pay $575 million to resolve allegations by the Attorney General, the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union and Employers Benefit Trust, and class action plaintiffs, that Sutter's anticompetitive practices led to higher healthcare costs for patients in Northern California compared to other places in the state.

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: 
non-profit
Major Industry of Parent: 
healthcare services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
hospitals
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Parent company note: 
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