United States Settles With Aria Health Systems Over Unnecessary Invasive Procedures And Improper Compensation Claims
PHILADELPHIA - The United States and Aria Health Systems, Inc. ("Aria") today settled two False Claims Act matters which Aria self-disclosed, announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger. Aria agreed to pay $564,700 to resolve claims that a cardiologist performed unnecessary invasive procedures on inpatients and outpatients at their Torresdale Campus between October 1, 2012 and April 15, 2013. Aria also agreed to pay $2.5 million to resolve alleged violations of the False Claims Act regarding compensation to physicians that were in excess of fair market value.
- Date:December 23, 2015
- Agency:U.S. Attorney
- Criminal and Civil Actions