Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Palms West Hospital
Current Parent Company: 
HCA Healthcare
Penalty: 
$50,000
Year: 
2015
Date: 
February 6, 2015
Offense Group: 
healthcare-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
HHS civil monetary penalties
Violation Description: 

Palms West Hospital, a Loxahatchee, Florida hospital, agreed to pay a maximum penalty of $50,000 in a settlement agreement to resolve allegations that Palms refused to accept the transfer of a toddler who had ingested Drano.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Health & Human Services Department Office of Inspector General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Florida
Facility City: 
Loxahatchee
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: 
hospitals (for-profit)
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Parent company note: 
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