Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
HealthNet Inc.
Penalty: 
$3,900,000
Year: 
2017
Date: 
April 27, 2017
Offense Group: 
competition-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
kickbacks and bribery
Secondary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

Indiana University Health Inc. and HealthNet Inc. each agreed to pay $3.9 million to the state in settlement of alleged violations of kickback and false claims laws relating to IU Health's provision of an interest-free line of credit to HealthNet, which could induce HealthNet to refer patients to IU Health's hospital. This was part of a larger $18 million settlement involving the federal government; see the Violation Tracker entry at https://violationtracker.goodjobsfirst.org/violation-tracker/-healthnet-inc

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Indiana Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Indiana
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Parent company note: 
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