Billings Hospital One of 51 Hospitals Nationwide to Pay More Than $23 Million to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations Related to Implantation of Cardiac Devices
WASHINGTON - The Department of Justice announced today that it has reached settlements with 51 hospitals in 15 states for more than $23 million related to cardiac devices that were implanted in Medicare patients in violation of Medicare coverage requirements. Saint Vincent Healthcare in Billings is one of the hospitals included in the settlements. St. Vincent is part of the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth Health System, based in Broomfield, CO, and is one of five Sisters of Charity hospitals that together paid 1.95 million under the settlements.
- Date:February 17, 2016
- Agency:U.S. Attorney
- Criminal and Civil Actions