Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Covenant Medical Center
Current Parent Company: 
MercyOne
Penalty: 
$100,000
Year: 
2017
Date: 
January 17, 2017
Offense Group: 
healthcare-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
HHS civil monetary penalties
Violation Description: 

On January 17, 2017, Covenant Medical Center in Waterloo, Iowa, entered into a $100,000 Settlement Agreement with OIG. The Settlement Agreement resolved allegations that Covenant violated the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act when it failed to provide an appropriate psychiatric screening examination or stabilizing treatment for three patients who presented to the emergency department (ED) when an on-call psychiatrist was available.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Health & Human Services Department Office of Inspector General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Iowa
Facility City: 
Waterloo
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Iowa
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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