Pastures New III and Pastures New VI Agreed to Pay $112,000 for Allegedly Violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law by Paying Remuneration in the Form of Above Fair Market Value Payments
After they self-disclosed conduct to OIG pursuant to their CIA, Pastures New III, Inc. f/k/a Meadows Regional Medical Center, Inc. (Pastures New III) and Pastures New VI, Inc. f/k/a Southeast Regional Primary Care Corporation (Pastures New VI), Georgia, agreed to pay $112,013.40 for allegedly violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law including provisions applicable to kickbacks. OIG alleged that: (1) Pastures New VI paid remuneration to a cardiology group in the form of above fair market value payments to lease certain furniture, fixtures, and equipment (FFE); (2) Pastures New III paid remuneration to a physician in the form of above fair market value payments to lease certain FFE; and (3) Pastures New III paid remuneration to cardiology group in the form of above fair market value payments to lease certain FFE.
- Date:December 27, 2021
- CIA Reportable Events