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St. Vincent’s Medical Center Agreed to Pay $747,000 for Allegedly Violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law by Providing Remuneration to Physicians in the Form of Free and Below Fair Market Value Support Staff

After it self-disclosed conduct to OIG, St. Vincent's Medical Center (St. Vincent's), Connecticut, agreed to pay $747,973.50 for allegedly violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law provisions applicable to kickbacks. OIG alleged that St. Vincent's paid remuneration to certain physicians under advance practice provider staffing arrangements in the form of providing clinical staff without cost, or at reduced cost, to the physicians to assist them in treating inpatients at the hospital St. Vincent's formerly owned and operated until October 1, 2019.

Action Details

  • Date:April 22, 2020
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Provider Self-Disclosures

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