Government Settles False Claims Act Allegations against Florida-Based Baptist Health System for $2.5 Million
Baptist Health System Inc. (Baptist Health), the parent company for a network of affiliated hospitals and medical providers in the Jacksonville, Florida, area, has agreed to pay $2.5 million to settle allegations that its subsidiaries violated the False Claims Act by submitting claims to federal health care programs for medically unnecessary services and drugs, the Department of Justice announced today. The alleged misconduct involved Medicare, Medicaid, TRICARE and the Federal Employee Health Benefits Program.
- Date:May 6, 2014
- Agency:U.S. Department of Justice
- Criminal and Civil Actions