Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Ashland Hospital Corp. d/b/a King's Daughters Medical Center
Current Parent Company: 
Ashland Hospital Corp.
Penalty: 
$40,900,000
Year: 
2014
Date: 
May 28, 2014
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act
Violation Description: 

Ashland Hospital Corp. d/b/a King's Daughters Medical Center agreed to pay $40.9 million to resolve allegations that it submitted false claims to the Medicare and Kentucky Medicaid programs for medically unnecessary coronary stents and diagnostic catheterizations and had prohibited financial relationships with physicians referring patients to the hospital.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Civil Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Kentucky
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Kentucky
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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