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Cheyenne Regional Medical Center Agreed to Pay $2 Million for Allegedly Violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law by Paying Remuneration in the Form of Rent Above Fair Market Value

After it self-disclosed conduct to OIG, Cheyenne Regional Medical Center (CRMC), Wyoming, agreed to pay $2,099,462.30 for allegedly violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law provisions applicable to physician self-referrals and kickbacks. The OIG alleged that CRMC paid remuneration to a physician practice pursuant to a Practice Lease Agreement, where the remuneration was greater than fair market value or was for costs that the physician practice should have borne.

Action Details

  • Date:May 15, 2018
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Fraud Self-Disclosures