Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Westlake Convalescent Hospital
Penalty: 
$3,563,140
Year: 
2016
Date: 
September 9, 2016
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

A Los Angeles nursing home and two physicians who worked at the facility paid $3,563,140 to resolve civil allegations that they participated in a scheme to improperly transfer patients recruited from the Skid Row district to a hospital for medically unnecessary services, and then transfer the patients from the hospital to the nursing home for medically unnecessary stays.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
U.S. Attorney-Central District of California
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
California
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