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Attorney General Josh Stein Reaches $117 Million Settlement with Universal Health Services

(RALEIGH) Attorney General Josh Stein today announced a $117 million settlement with Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS, Inc.) and UHS of Delaware Inc. to settle allegations of conduct violating the Federal False Claims Act and the North Carolina False Claims Act and resulting in the submission of false claims to the North Carolina Medicaid program. UHS, Inc. is a for-profit holding company that owns assets or stocks of inpatient and residential psychiatric and behavioral health facilities, and together with its subsidiaries is one of the nation's largest providers of hospital and health care services. The North Carolina Medicaid program will receive $3,131,988.14 from the settlement, which includes 47 other states, territories, and the federal government.

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Action Details

  • Date:July 13, 2020
  • Agency:North Carolina Attorney General
  • Enforcement Types:
    • State Enforcement Agencies

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