Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Hamilton
Current Parent Company: 
RWJBarnabas Health
Penalty: 
$6,350,000
Year: 
2010
Date: 
March 19, 2010
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Hamilton, a New Jersey-based hospital, agreed to pay $6.35 million to settle allegations that it fraudulently inflated its charges to Medicare patients to obtain larger reimbursements from the federal health care program.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Civil Division
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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