Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
St. Vincent Healthcare and Holy Rosary Healthcare
Current Parent Company: 
SCL Health
Penalty: 
$3,950,000
Year: 
2013
Date: 
May 1, 2013
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

St. Vincent Healthcare, a hospital located in Billings, Mont., and Holy Rosary Healthcare, a hospital located in Miles City, Mont., agreed to pay $3.95 million plus interest to resolve allegations that they violated the Stark Law and the False Claims Act by improperly providing incentive pay to physicians that made referrals to the hospitals.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Civil Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Montana
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Colorado
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
non-profit
Major Industry of Parent: 
hospitals
Specific Industry of Parent: 
healthcare services
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Parent company note: 
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