Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Baptist Health System Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Baptist Health (Jacksonville, FL)
Penalty: 
$2,500,000
Year: 
2014
Date: 
May 6, 2014
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

Baptist Health System Inc., the parent company for a network of affiliated hospitals and medical providers in the Jacksonville, Florida, area, agreed to pay $2.5 million to settle allegations that its subsidiaries violated the False Claims Act by submitting claims to federal health care programs for medically unnecessary services and drugs.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Civil Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Florida
Facility City: 
Jacksonville
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Florida
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: 
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