Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Universal Health Services Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Universal Health Services Inc.
Penalty: 
$3,300,000
Year: 
2012
Date: 
October 23, 2012
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

Universal Health Services paid the state $3.3 million to the state to settle allegation it provided sub-standard psychiatric care to adolescents in violation of federal and state Medicaid requirements, falsified records to cover up their serious violations and filed false Medicaid claims. This was part of a larger $6.85 million settlement involving the federal government; see the Violation Tracker entry at https://violationtracker.goodjobsfirst.org/violation-tracker/va-universa...

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Virginia Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Virginia
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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