Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
St. Joseph Medical Center
Penalty: 
$22,000,000
Year: 
2010
Date: 
November 9, 2010
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Secondary Offense: 
kickbacks and bribery
Violation Description: 

St. Joseph Medical Center in Towson, Md., agreed to pay the United States $22 million to settle allegations under the False Claims Act that it paid unlawful remuneration under the Anti-Kickback Act and violated the Stark Law when it entered into a series of professional services contracts with the Pikesville, Md., based cardiology group, MidAtlantic Cardiovascular Associates.

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