Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Allegheny General Hospital
Penalty: 
$3,200,000
Year: 
2000
Date: 
August 23, 2000
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh agreed to pay $3.2 million to the United States to settle allegations that the facility billed Medicare for surgical procedures utilizing medical devices which had not been approved by the Food and Drug Administration.

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