Meadows Regional Medical Center, Inc. and Affiliates To Pay Up To $12.875 Million To Resolve Alleged False Claims Act Violations
SAVANNAH, GA: Meadows Regional Medical Center, Inc. ("Meadows") and others have agreed to pay the United States and Georgia a total of up to $12,875,000 to resolve allegations that they violated the False Claims Act. The United States and State of Georgia contended that Meadows and others violated and conspired to violate the False Claims Act by submitting claims referred by physicians with whom Meadows had improper compensation arrangements, in violation of the Stark Law and the Anti-Kickback Statute. As part of the settlement, Meadows has also entered into a corporate integrity agreement with the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (HHS-OIG).
- Date:November 17, 2017
- Agency:U.S. Attorney
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