Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
CHRISTUS St. Vincent Regional Medical Center
Current Parent Company: 
CHRISTUS Health
Penalty: 
$12,240,000
Year: 
2017
Date: 
September 1, 2017
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

CHRISTUS St. Vincent Regional Medical Center and its partner CHRISTUS Health agreed to resolve allegations that they violated the False Claims Act by making illegal donations to county governments, which were used to fund the state share of Medicaid payments to the hospital.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Civil Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
New Mexico
Facility City: 
Santa Fe
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Texas
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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