Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
The Medical Center of Central Georgia, Inc. aka Navicent Health
Current Parent Company: 
Atrium Health
Penalty: 
$2,549,742
Year: 
2017
Date: 
August 4, 2017
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

Navicent agreed to pay to the United States and the State of Georgia $2,549,742 to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act and the Georgia False Medicaid Claims Act by submitting bills for ambulance transports that were either inflated or medically unnecessary.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Georgia Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Georgia
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
North Carolina
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
non-profit
Major Industry of Parent: 
healthcare services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
hospitals
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.