Virginia Hospital Center Agreed to Pay $6 Million for Allegedly Violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law by Paying Remuneration in the Form of Office Space, Office Staff, and Services Rendered Under Call Coverage Arrangements
After it self-disclosed conduct to OIG, Virginia Hospital Center Arlington Health System d/b/a Virginia Hospital Center (VHC), Virginia, agreed to pay $6,050,628 for allegedly violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law including provisions applicable to physician self-referrals and kickbacks. OIG alleged that VHC paid remuneration to two medical groups in the form of office space, office staff, and services rendered under call coverage arrangements.
- Date:February 23, 2021
- Provider Self-Disclosures