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DaVita Healthcare Partners Agreed to Pay $175,000 for Allegedly Violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law by Providing Remuneration in the Form of Admitting Patients Who Had Been Discharged from Hospitals Without a Payor Source

After it disclosed conduct to OIG pursuant to its CIA, DaVita Healthcare Partners (DaVita), headquartered in Colorado, agreed to pay $175,049 to resolve allegations that DaVita paid remuneration to two hospitals in the form of admitting patients who had been discharged from the hospitals without a payor source, and absorbing the costs of the patients' treatment. DaVita failed to enter into agreements with the hospitals to ensure that payments for services were received prior to DaVita's admission of and provision of care to these patients.

Action Details

  • Date:August 31, 2016
  • Enforcement Types:
    • CIA Reportable Events