Indiana University Health and HealthNet to Pay $18 Million to Resolve Allegations of False Claims
The Department of Justice announced today that Indiana University Health Inc. (IU Health) and HealthNet Inc., have agreed to pay a total of $18 million to resolve allegations that they violated federal and state false claims laws by engaging in an illegal kickback scheme related to the referral of HealthNet's OB/GYN patients to IU Health's Methodist Hospital. Under the settlement agreement, IU Health and HealthNet each will pay approximately $5.1 million to the United States and $3.9 million to the State of Indiana.
- Date:April 27, 2017
- Agency:U.S. Department of Justice
- Criminal and Civil Actions