Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Memorial Hospital
Current Parent Company: 
ProMedica
Penalty: 
$8,500,000
Year: 
2014
Date: 
March 13, 2014
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Secondary Offense: 
kickbacks and bribery
Violation Description: 

Memorial Hospital, an Ohio nonprofit corporation that operates an acute care hospital in Fremont, Ohio, agreed to pay $8.5 million to settle claims that it violated the False Claims Act, the Anti-Kickback Statute and the Stark Statute by engaging in improper financial relationships with referring physicians.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Civil Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Ohio
Facility City: 
Fremont
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Ohio
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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