Renown Health Agreed to Pay $598,000 for Allegedly Violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law by Providing Remuneration to a Physician in the Form of Space and Assistant Services Below Fair Market Value
After it self-disclosed conduct to OIG, Renown Health (Renown), Nevada, agreed to pay $598,213.50 for allegedly violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law provisions applicable to physician self-referrals and kickbacks. OIG alleged that Renown failed to execute a written lease with a physician tenant and had provided for actual use of office space and provision of personnel beyond what the parties initially discussed and agreed. OIG further alleged that Renown paid remuneration to the physician in the form of office space and the services of medical assistant, patient access representative, a clinic dietician and a registered nurse.
- Date:December 21, 2015
- Provider Self-Disclosures