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Company: HCA Midwest Division d/b/a Belton Regional Medical Center
Penalty: $40,000
Year: 2016
Date: December 22, 2016
Offense Group: healthcare-related offenses
Primary Offense: HHS civil monetary penalties
Violation Description: On December 22, 2016, OIG entered into a settlement agreement with HCA Midwest Division d/b/a Belton Regional Medical Center. BRMC agreed to pay $40,000.00 to resolve its liability for civil money penalties under the patient dumping statute. Specifically, OIG alleged that BRMC violated the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act by failing to provide an appropriate medical screening examination and stabilizing treatment to two patients who came to BRMC's emergency department with emergency psychiatric conditions.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Health & Human Services Department Office of Inspector General
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Facility State: Missouri
Facility City: Belton
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