Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Current Parent Company: 
CareGroup Healthcare System
Penalty: 
$233,932
Year: 
2011
Date: 
May 12, 2011
Primary Offense: 
HHS civil monetary penalties
Violation Description: 

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center agreed to pay $233,932.54 for allegedly violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law by improperly billing Medicare for Lupron drug injections to male patients under HCPCS Code J1950 when BIDMC should have known that the proper code for these claims was the lower reimbursed HCPC Code J9217.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Health & Human Services Department Office of Inspector General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Massachusetts
Facility City: 
Boston
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Massachusetts
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
privately held
Major Industry of Parent: 
healthcare services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
hospitals
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Parent company note: 
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