Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Staten Island University Hospital
Current Parent Company: 
Northwell Health
Penalty: 
$76,500,000
Year: 
2005
Date: 
May 18, 2005
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

Staten Island University Hospital agreed to repay taxpayers $76.5 million to resolve allegations that the hospital fraudulently overbilled the Medicaid program for services provided at 21 clinics and that it also caused the state to pay a wrongly inflated reimbursement rate for patient visits at more than 500 clinics over a three-year period.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
New York Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
New York
Facility City: 
Staten Island
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
New York
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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