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National Hospital Chain Will Pay Over $260 Million

PHILADELPHIA, PA - United States Attorney William M. McSwain today announced a $55 million civil settlement with Community Health Systems, Inc. (CHS) to resolve civil allegations relating to two hospitals operated by Health Management Associates (HMA), in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. The resolution of these claims in the Eastern District is part of a larger $260 million settlement between the Department of Justice and CHS which arose out of HMA's fraudulent billing practices in multiple healthcare institutions across the United States.


Action Details

  • Date:September 25, 2018
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions