Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth Health System and St. James Healthcare
Penalty: 
$3,850,000
Year: 
2013
Date: 
December 31, 2013
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Secondary Offense: 
kickbacks and bribery
Violation Description: 

St. James Healthcare, a hospital located in Butte, Mont., and its parent company, Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth Health System, a health care organization based in Denver, Colo., agreed to pay $3.85 million to resolve allegations that they violated the Anti-Kickback Statute, the Stark Law and the False Claims Act by improperly providing financial benefits to physicians and physician groups that made referrals to the hospital.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Civil Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Montana
Facility City: 
Butte
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Parent company note: 
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