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Trinity Bettendorf Agreed to Pay $40,000 for Allegedly Violating the Patient Dumping Statute by Failing to Provide Appropriate Screening and Stabilizing Treatment to a Patient

Trinity Medical Center d/b/a Trinity Bettendorf (Trinity), Iowa, agreed to pay $40,000 to resolve its liability for Civil Monetary Penalties under the patient dumping statute. OIG alleged that Trinity failed to provide appropriate screening or stabilizing treatment for an individual who came to Trinity's emergency department with emergency medical and psychiatric conditions.

Action Details

  • Date:June 6, 2014
  • Enforcement Types:
    • CMP and Affirmative Exclusions