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Providence Saint John’s Health Center and Saint John’s Physician Partners Agreed to Pay $4.9 Million for Allegedly Violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law by Submitting Claims for Services Provided for in Clinical Research Studies

After they self-disclosed conduct to OIG, Providence Saint John’s Health Center and Providence Saint John’s Medical Foundation d/b/a Saint John’s Physician Partners, (collectively, “Providence Saint John”), California, agreed to pay $4,902,536.92 for allegedly violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law. OIG alleged that Providence Saint John submitted claims to Medicare, Medicaid, and Tricare for items used and services provided for in clinical research studies that should have been paid for by the research study sponsor or provided free to the research participant.

Action Details

  • Date:December 7, 2022
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Fraud Self-Disclosures