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Our Lady of Lourdes Agreed to Pay $55,000 for Allegedly Violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law by Providing Remuneration to its Medical Staff in the Form of Gift Cards to Local Restaurants

After it self-disclosed conduct to OIG, Our Lady of Lourdes (Lourdes), Washington, agreed to pay $55,575.00 for allegedly violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law provisions applicable to physician self-referrals and kickbacks. OIG alleged that Lourdes paid remuneration to various members of its medical staff including physicians in the form of gift cards to local restaurants.

Action Details

  • Date:October 26, 2016
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Fraud Self-Disclosures