Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Halifax Hospital Medical Center and Halifax Staffing Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Halifax Health
Penalty: 
$85,000,000
Year: 
2014
Date: 
March 11, 2014
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act
Violation Description: 

Halifax Hospital Medical Center and Halifax Staffing Inc. agreed to pay $85 million to resolve allegations that they violated the False Claims Act by submitting claims to the Medicare program that violated the Physician Self-Referral Law, commonly known as the Stark Law.

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