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Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: Metro Knoxville HMA, LLC
Current Parent CompanyCommunity Health Systems
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Penalty: $45,000
Year: 2016
Date: November 7, 2016
Offense Group: healthcare-related offenses
Primary Offense: HHS civil monetary penalties
Violation Description: On November 7, 2016, Metro Knoxville HMA, LLC (Metro Knoxville), in Knoxville, Tennessee, entered into a $45,000 settlement agreement with OIG. The settlement agreement resolves allegations that Metro Knoxville violated the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act when it discharged a patient without having provided an adequate medical screening examination or treatment sufficient to stabilize the patient.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Health & Human Services Department Office of Inspector General
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Facility State: Tennessee
Facility City: Knoxville
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Tennessee
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: healthcare services
Specific Industry of Current Parent: hospitals
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