Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Denver Health and Hospital Authority dba Denver Heath Medical Center
Current Parent Company: 
Denver Health
Penalty: 
$1,106,608
Year: 
2012
Date: 
January 5, 2012
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

Denver Health Medical Center agreed to pay $6.3 million in settlement of allegations it misclassified patients so it received higher Medicare and Medicaid payments. The settlement was split between the United States, Colorado, and a whistleblower. The settlement was also announced by the Justice Department; see the Violation Tracker entry at https://violationtracker.goodjobsfirst.org/violation-tracker/co-denver-h...

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Colorado Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Colorado
Facility City: 
Denver
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Colorado
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
non-profit
Major Industry of Parent: 
healthcare services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
healthcare services
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.