Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Wheeling Hospital, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Wheeling Hospital
Penalty: 
$50,000,000
Year: 
2020
Date: 
September 9, 2020
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Secondary Offense: 
kickbacks and bribery
Violation Description: 

Wheeling Hospital, Inc., an acute care hospital located in Wheeling, West Virginia, agreed to pay the United States a total of $50,000,000 to resolve claims that it violated the False Claims Act by knowingly submitting claims to the Medicare program that resulted from violations of the Physician Self-Referral Law and the Anti-Kickback Statute.

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