Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Wenatchee Valley Medical Center
Current Parent Company: 
Confluence Health
Penalty: 
$1,224,709
Year: 
2012
Date: 
February 7, 2012
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

Fourteen hospitals located in New York, Mississippi, North Carolina, Washington, Indiana, Missouri and Florida agreed to pay the United States a total of more than $12 million to settle allegations that the health care facilities submitted false claims to Medicare relating to lyphplasty services.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Civil Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Washington
Facility City: 
Wenatchee
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Washington
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
non-profit
Major Industry of Parent: 
hospitals
Specific Industry of Parent: 
healthcare services
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Parent company note: 
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