Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Lexington County Health Services District Inc. d/b/a Lexington Medical Center
Current Parent Company: 
Lexington Medical Center
Penalty: 
$17,000,000
Year: 
2016
Date: 
July 28, 2016
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

The Lexington County Health Services District Inc. d/b/a Lexington Medical Center located in West Columbia, South Carolina, agreed to pay $17 million to resolve allegations that it violated the Physician Self-Referral Law (the Stark Law) and the False Claims Act by maintaining improper financial arrangements with 28 physicians.

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