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Kalispell Regional Healthcare System to Pay $24 Million to Settle False Claims Act Allegations

Montana-based Kalispell Regional Healthcare System (KRH) along with six subsidiaries and related entities - Kalispell Regional Medical Center (KRMC), HealthCenter Northwest LLC (HealthCenter), Flathead Physicians Group LLC (Flathead), Northwest Horizons LLC (NH), Northwest Orthopedics & Sports Medicine LLC (NOSM), and Applied Health Services Inc. (AHS), (collectively, "KRH entities") - have agreed to pay $24 million to resolve allegations that they violated the False Claims Act by paying physicians more than fair market value, and by conspiring to enter into arrangements that improperly induced referrals, the Department of Justice announced today.


Action Details

  • Date:September 28, 2018
  • Agency:U.S. Department of Justice
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions