Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
New England Baptist Hospital
Current Parent Company: 
CareGroup Healthcare System
Penalty: 
$374,814
Year: 
2013
Date: 
July 2, 2013
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

Fifty-five hospitals in 21 states agreed to pay the United States a total of more than $34 million to settle allegations that they submitted false claims to Medicare for kyphoplasty, a minimally-invasive procedure used to treat certain spinal fractures that often are due to osteoporosis.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Civil Division
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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