Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Saint Joseph Health System Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
CommonSpirit Health
Penalty: 
$16,500,000
Year: 
2014
Date: 
January 29, 2014
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act
Violation Description: 

Saint Joseph Health System Inc. agreed to pay $16.5 million to resolve allegations that Saint Joseph Hospital violated the False Claims Act by submitting false claims to the Medicare and Kentucky Medicaid programs for a variety of medically unnecessary cardiac procedures.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Civil Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Kentucky
Facility City: 
London
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Illinois
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
non-profit
Major Industry of Parent: 
healthcare services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
healthcare services
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Parent company note: 
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