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United States Files False Claims Act Complaint Against Bournewood Health Systems And First Psychiatric Planners

Complaint alleges that Bournewood and First Psychiatric Planners paid kickbacks to induce claims for its substance use treatment program.

BOSTON – The United States Attorney’s Office has filed a complaint against Brookline-based Bournewood Health Systems and First Psychiatric Planners (FPP) for allegedly paying kickbacks in the form of free sober housing to induce patients to choose Bournewood and FPP over other treatment facilities.


Action Details

  • Date:September 18, 2023
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Massachusetts
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions