Skip to main content
U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock ( ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

Ripon Medical Center Agreed to Pay $50,000 for Allegedly Violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law by Providing Remuneration in the Form of Rent and Supplies Below Fair Market Value

After it self-disclosed conduct to OIG, Ripon Medical Center (Ripon), Wisconsin, agreed to pay $50,000 for allegedly violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law provisions applicable to physician self-referrals and kickbacks. OIG alleged that Ripon paid remuneration to certain physician-owners of physician practices through two lease arrangements. OIG contends that such remuneration created prohibited financial relationships and Ripon presented claims for designated health services during that resulted from prohibited referrals.

Action Details

  • Date:March 30, 2015
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Fraud Self-Disclosures