Intermountain Health To Pay $25.5M To Settle FCA Claims

Law360, New York (April 3, 2013, 3:52 PM EDT) -- Intermountain Health Care Inc. has agreed to pay $25.5 million to settle claims that the health system, Utah’s largest, had violated the False Claims Act and Stark Law through improper employment agreements with referring doctors, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Wednesday.

According to the DOJ, the settlement will end any potential claims over agreements between Intermountain and referring doctors that allegedly involved the doctors receiving bonuses that improperly took the value of some of their patient referrals into account, in violation of the Stark Law,...
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