Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Health Management Associates, LLC
Current Parent Company: 
Community Health Systems
Penalty: 
$5,540,000
Year: 
2018
Date: 
December 18, 2018
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Secondary Offense: 
kickbacks and bribery
Violation Description: 

improper payments to physicians for referrals

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Florida Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Florida
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Tennessee
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
healthcare services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
healthcare services
Source of Data: 

Attorney General Bondi's Medicaid Fraud Control Unit Secures $5 Million Settlement with Hospital Chain, States News Service, December 18, 2018 (via Nexis).

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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.