Ukiah Valley Medical Center Agreed to Pay $1.6 Million for Allegedly Violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law by Providing Remuneration to Physicians in the Form Uncollected Costs and Fees
After it self-disclosed conduct to OIG, Ukiah Valley Medical Center (UVMC), California, agreed to pay $1,692,588 for allegedly violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law provisions applicable to kickbacks. OIG alleged that UVMC paid improper remuneration to physicians who invested in a joint venture ambulatory surgical center with UVMC.
- Date:March 24, 2014
- Provider Self-Disclosures