Brattleboro Memorial Hospital Pays $1,655,000 To The United States And State Of Vermont To Resolve Allegations Of False Claims Act Violations
The United States Attorney's Office for the District of Vermont announced today that Brattleboro Memorial Hospital, Inc. (BMH) has paid $1,655,000 to the United States and the State of Vermont to resolve civil claims that BMH violated the federal False Claims Act, 31 U.S.C. § 3729, and the Vermont False Claims Act, 32 V.S.A. § 630, by knowingly presenting, or causing to be presented, false claims for payment to Medicare and Medicaid. The money will be divided between the federal Medicare, federal Medicaid, and Vermont Medicaid programs to which BMH submitted the alleged false claims.
- Date:February 26, 2018
- Agency:U.S. Attorney
- Criminal and Civil Actions