Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Universal Health Services Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Universal Health Services Inc.
Penalty: 
$6,850,000
Year: 
2012
Date: 
March 28, 2012
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

Universal Health Services Inc. and two subsidiaries reached a settlement in a False Claims Act lawsuit with the United States and the Commonwealth of Virginia under which UHS and its subsidiaries, Keystone Education and Youth Services LLC and Keystone Marion LLC, which did business as the Keystone Marion Youth Center, a residential facility in Marion, Va., agreed to pay $6.85 million to the United States and the commonwealth to settle allegations that they provided substandard psychiatric counseling and treatment to adolescents in violation of Medicaid requirements, falsified records and submitted false claims to the Medicaid program. By the time of the settlement UHS had closed the Marion facility.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Civil Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Virginia
Facility City: 
Marion
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Pennsylvania
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
healthcare services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
healthcare services
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Parent company note: 
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