Banner Health Agrees to Pay Over $18 Million to Settle False Claims Act Allegations
PHOENIX - Banner Health has agreed to pay the United States over $18 million to settle allegations that 12 of its hospitals in Arizona and Colorado knowingly submitted false claims to Medicare by admitting patients who could have been treated on a less costly outpatient basis, the United States Attorney's Office for the District of Arizona announced today. Headquartered in Arizona, Banner Health owns and operates 28 acute-care hospitals in multiple states.
- Date:April 12, 2018
- Agency:U.S. Attorney
- Criminal and Civil Actions