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Oklahoma City Hospital, Management Company, and Physician Group to Pay $72.3 Million to Settle Federal and State False Claims Act Allegations Arising from Improper Payments to Referring Physicians

OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahoma Center for Orthopaedic and Multi-Specialty Surgery (OCOM), a specialty hospital in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, its part-owner and management company, USP OKC, Inc. and USP OKC Manager, Inc. (collectively USP), Southwest Orthopaedic Specialists, PLLC (SOS), an Oklahoma City-based physician group, and two SOS physicians, will pay $72.3 million to resolve allegations under the False Claims Act and the Oklahoma Medicaid False Claims Act of improper relationships between OCOM and SOS, resulting in the submission of false claims to the Medicare, Medicaid and TRICARE programs, the Justice Department announced today.


Action Details

  • Date:July 8, 2020
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney's Office, Western District of Oklahoma
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions