Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Shands Teaching Hospital & Clinics Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
University of Florida Health
Penalty: 
$26,000,000
Year: 
2013
Date: 
August 19, 2013
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

Shands Teaching Hospital & Clinics Inc., Shands Jacksonville Medical Center Inc. and Shands Jacksonville Healthcare Inc. agreed to pay the government and the state of Florida a total of $26 million to settle allegations that six of their health care facilities submitted false claims to Medicare, Medicaid and other federal health care programs for inpatient procedures that should have been billed as outpatient services.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Civil Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Florida
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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