Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Robert Wood John University Hospital Hamilton
Current Parent Company: 
RWJBarnabas Health
Penalty: 
$65,000
Year: 
2009
Date: 
September 10, 2009
Offense Group: 
healthcare-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
HHS civil monetary penalties
Violation Description: 

Robert Wood John University Hospital Hamilton (RWJ Hamilton), New Jersey, agreed to pay $65,000 to resolve its liability for CMPs under the patient dumping statute. The OIG alleged that RWJ Hamilton failed to provide a medical screening examination, stabilizing treatment or an appropriate transfer for a mother and her newborn child who came to RWJ Hamilton's emergency department for examination and treatment for a medical condition.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Health & Human Services Department Office of Inspector General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
New Jersey
Facility City: 
Hamilton
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
New Jersey
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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