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Magee General Hospital Agreed to Pay $10,000 for Allegedly Violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law by Providing Remuneration to Physician in the Form of Free and Below Fair Market Value Rent and Services

After it self-disclosed conduct to OIG, Magee Benevolent Association d/b/a Magee General Hospital (Magee), Mississippi, agreed to pay $10,000 for allegedly violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law provisions applicable to physician self-referrals and kickbacks. OIG alleged that Magee provided remuneration to physicians and physician practices in the form of office space, transcription services, and/or personnel services at rates that were below fair market value. OIG further alleged that the remuneration described above created financial relationships and that Magee presented claims for designated health services that resulted from the prohibited referrals.

Action Details

  • Date:June 11, 2018
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Fraud Self-Disclosures