Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Lifemark Hospitals
Current Parent Company: 
Tenet Healthcare
Penalty: 
$29,000,000
Year: 
2002
Date: 
July 17, 2002
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act
Violation Description: 

Tenet Healthcare Corporation subsidiary Lifemark Hospitals of Florida paid the United States $29 million to settle allegations that Lifemark, Tenet and various affiliated and predecessor companies violated the False Claims Act in connection with submitted to the Medicare Program.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Civil Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Florida
Facility City: 
Hialeah
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Texas
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
healthcare services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
healthcare services
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Parent company note: 
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