Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Tri-City Medical Center
Penalty: 
$3,278,464
Year: 
2016
Date: 
January 15, 2016
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

Tri-City Medical Center, a hospital located in Oceanside, California, agreed to pay $3,278,464 to resolve allegations that it violated the Stark Law and the False Claims Act by maintaining financial arrangements with community-based physicians and physician groups that violated the Medicare program's prohibition on financial relationships between hospitals and referring physicians.

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