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Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital Agreed to Pay $60,000 for Allegedly Violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law by Providing Remuneration to a Medical Practice in the Form of Free Office Space

After it self-disclosed conduct to OIG, Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital (Samaritan North), Oregon, agreed to pay $60,300 for allegedly violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law provisions applicable to physician self-referrals and kickbacks. OIG alleged that Samaritan North paid remuneration to a medical practice in the form of office space use without a written lease or payment of rent.

Action Details

  • Date:April 21, 2017
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Provider Self-Disclosures