Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Oklahoma Center for Orthopaedic and Multi-Specialty Surgery et al.
Penalty: 
$72,300,000
Year: 
2020
Date: 
July 8, 2020
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

Oklahoma Center for Orthopaedic and Multi-Specialty Surgery, a specialty hospital in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, its part-owner and management company, USP OKC, Inc. and USP OKC Manager, Inc. , Southwest Orthopaedic Specialists, PLLC, an Oklahoma City-based physician group, and two SOS physicians, agreed to pay $72.3 million to resolve allegations under the False Claims Act and the Oklahoma Medicaid False Claims Act of improper relationships between the hospital and the physician group, resulting in the submission of false claims to the Medicare, Medicaid and TRICARE programs.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Civil Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Oklahoma
Facility City: 
Oklahoma City
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Parent company note: 
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