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Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: Palms West Hospital
Current Parent CompanyHCA Healthcare
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Penalty: $50,000
Year: 2009
Date: June 4, 2009
Offense Group: healthcare-related offenses
Primary Offense: HHS civil monetary penalties
Violation Description: Palms West Hospital (PWH), Florida, agreed to pay $50,000 to resolve its liability for CMPs under the patient dumping statute. The OIG alleged that on two separate occasions, PWH refused to accept an appropriate transfer to its hospital of a patient in need of specialized capabilities available at Palms.
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
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Tennessee
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: healthcare services
Specific Industry of Current Parent: hospitals (for-profit)
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