Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Current Parent Company: 
CareGroup Healthcare System
Penalty: 
$3,200,000
Year: 
2002
Date: 
October 17, 2002
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

The United States settled with seven hospital defendants alleged to have improperly billed Medicare for medical procedures involving experimental cardiac devices.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Civil Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Massachusetts
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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