Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
South Shore Physician Hospital Organization
Penalty: 
$620,000
Year: 
2015
Date: 
January 20, 2015
Offense Group: 
competition-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
kickbacks and bribery
Violation Description: 

South Shore Physician Hospital Organization agreed to pay $1.77 million in settlement of allegations it paid kickbacks to member physicians in exchange for patient referrals. Part of the settlement went to the federal government, and $620,000 to the Commonwealth.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Massachusetts Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Massachusetts
Facility City: 
South Weymouth
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Parent company note: 
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