Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
William Beaumont Hospital
Current Parent Company: 
Beaumont Health
Penalty: 
$84,500,000
Year: 
2018
Date: 
August 2, 2018
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act
Secondary Offense: 
kickbacks and bribery
Violation Description: 

William Beaumont Hospital, a regional hospital system based in the Detroit, Michigan area, agreed to pay $84.5 million to resolve allegations under the False Claims Act of improper relationships with eight referring physicians, resulting in the submission of false claims to the Medicare, Medicaid and TRICARE programs.

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