5 latest False Claims Act, Stark Law settlements

The following hospitals, health systems and healthcare companies entered into settlement agreements to resolve alleged violations of the False Claims Act and Stark Law since January.

1. California hospital to pay $3.2M to resolve Stark Law allegations
Tri-City Medical Center, a 397-bed hospital in Oceanside, Calif., agreed to pay the federal government more than $3.2 million to resolve allegations it violated Stark Law and the False Claims Act.

2. Medical billing company inks $500k false claims settlement
Medical Reimbursement Systems, Inc., which provides billing, coding, compliance and revenue cycle services to hospitals and physician practices, agreed to pay the federal government $500,000 to resolve allegations it submitted false claims to TRICARE.

3. Rose Radiology settles false claims allegations for $8.7M
Rose Radiology Centers, Inc., in Tampa, Fla., agreed to pay the federal government $8.71 million to resolve allegations it violated the False Claims Act.

4. Tenn. drug company settles false claims allegations for $7.8M
Nashville (Tenn.) Pharmacy Services agreed to pay the federal government $7.8 million to resolve allegations it submitted false claims to Medicare and TennCare for medication for patients after they had died.

5. Kindred Healthcare to pay $125M in false claims settlement
Kindred Healthcare — the largest home therapy care provider in the U.S. — agreed to pay the federal government $125 million to settle allegations it knowingly allowed skilled nursing facilities to submit false claims to Medicare.

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