Winter Haven Hospital Agreed to Pay $75,000 for Allegedly Violating the Patient Dumping Statute by Failing to Accept the Transfer of Two Patients and Failing to Provide Stabilizing Treatment to a Third Patient
Winter Haven Hospital (Winter Haven), Florida, agreed to pay $75,000 to resolve its liability for Civil Monetary Penalties under the patient dumping statute. OIG alleged that Winter Haven: (1) failed to accept the transfer of two patients who needed specialized capabilities or facilities available at Winter Haven; and (2) failed to provide medical examination and treatment to a third patient as required to stabilize his condition, within the capabilities of the staff and facilities available at Winter Haven.
- Date:June 9, 2014
- CMP and Affirmative Exclusions