Former Chief Executive of South Carolina Hospital Pays $1 Million and Agrees to Exclusion to Settle Claims Related to Illegal Payments to Referring Physicians
The Department of Justice announced today that it has reached a $1 million settlement with Ralph J. Cox III, the former chief executive officer of Sumter, South Carolina-based Tuomey Healthcare System, for his involvement in the hospital's illegal Medicare and Medicaid billings for services referred by physicians with whom the hospital had improper financial relationships.
- Date:September 27, 2016
- Agency:U.S. Department of Justice
- Criminal and Civil Actions