Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center
Penalty: 
$2,920,000
Year: 
2010
Date: 
February 25, 2010
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center, a Long Island, N.Y.-based hospital, agreed to pay $2.92 million, plus interest, to settle allegations that it fraudulently inflated its charges to Medicare patients to obtain enhanced reimbursement 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 York
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
New York
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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