Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Freeman Health System
Current Parent Company: 
Freeman Health System
Penalty: 
$9,316,139
Year: 
2012
Date: 
November 5, 2012
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

Freeman Health System, a healthcare provider and hospital system located in Joplin, Mo., agreed to pay $9,316,139 to resolve allegations that it violated the Stark Law and the False Claims Act by knowingly providing incentive pay to physicians in a manner that violated federal law.

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