Dallas-Based Physician-Owned Hospital to Pay $7.5 Million to Settle Allegations of Paying Kickbacks to Physicians in Exchange for Surgical Referrals
WASHINGTON - Pine Creek Medical Center LLC ("Pine Creek"), a physician-owned hospital serving the Dallas/Fort Worth area, has agreed to pay $7.5 million to resolve claims that it violated the False Claims Act by paying physicians kickbacks in the form of marketing services in exchange for surgical referrals, the Department of Justice announced today.
- Date:December 4, 2017
- Agency:U.S. Attorney
- Criminal and Civil Actions