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Hartford Hospital Agreed to Pay $423,000 for Allegedly Violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law by Providing Remuneration in the Form of Office Space at Free and Below Market Value

After it self-disclosed conduct to OIG, Hartford Hospital, Connecticut, agreed to pay $423,017.45 for allegedly violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law provisions applicable to physician self-referrals and kickbacks. The OIG alleged that Hartford Hospital provided remuneration to a medical practice in the form of office space, where Hartford Hospital charged the practice rent at less than fair market value. The remuneration created a financial relationship between Hartford Hospital and the practice that caused Hartford Hospital to present claims for health services that resulted from prohibited referrals in violation of the Stark law.

Action Details

  • Date:April 24, 2018
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Fraud Self-Disclosures