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CTCA Agreed to Pay $8.2 Million for Allegedly Violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law by Paying Remuneration to Physicians for Referrals

After they self-disclosed conduct to OIG, Cancer Treatment Centers of America Global, Inc., Eastern Regional Medical Center, Inc., Southeastern Regional Medical Center, Inc., Midwestern Regional Medical Center, Inc., Southwestern Regional Medical Center, Inc., Cancer Treatment Centers of America Professional Corporation of Pennsylvania, P.C., Cancer Treatment Centers of America Professional Corporation of Georgia, P.C., Patient First, S.C., and Cancer Treatment Centers of America Professional Corporation of Oklahoma, Inc. (collectively, "CTCA"), headquartered in Florida, agreed to pay $8,220,814.50 for allegedly violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law provisions applicable to physician self-referrals and kickbacks. OIG alleged that CTCA paid improper remuneration to physicians in exchange for their referrals to CTCA's hospitals.

Action Details

  • Date:December 18, 2018
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Provider Self-Disclosures