California Hospital to Pay More Than $3.2 Million to Settle Allegations That It Violated the Physician Self-Referral Law
Tri-City Medical Center, a hospital located in Oceanside, California, has agreed to pay $3,278,464 to resolve allegations that it violated the Stark Law and the False Claims Act by maintaining financial arrangements with community-based physicians and physician groups that violated the Medicare program's prohibition on financial relationships between hospitals and referring physicians, the Justice Department announced today.
- Date:January 15, 2016
- Agency:U.S. Department of Justice
- Criminal and Civil Actions