Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Mercy Hospital Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Mercy (Sisters of Mercy Health System)
Penalty: 
$2,799,462
Year: 
2010
Date: 
February 19, 2010
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

Mercy Hospital Inc. (d/b/a Mercy Medical Center) of Springfield, Mass., agreed to pay the United States $2,799,462 to settle claims that it violated the False Claims Act between 2005 and 2006 by failing to provide, or failing to document that it provided, the minimum number of hours of rehabilitation therapy required under Medicare guidelines.

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