Health system settles orthopedic False Claims allegations for $36.5M
By Admin | June 16, 2023
Columbia, S.C.-based St. Francis Physician Services, Inc., St. Francis Hospital, and Bon Secours St. Francis Health System have agreed to pay $36.5 million to resolve allegations related to payments for orthopedic surgeons.
The health system alegedly made payments to orthopedic surgeons with Greenville, S.C.-based Piedmont Orthopedic Associates that were tied to volume or value of referrals, according to the Justice Department. St. Francis also allegedly paid bonuses to physicians that violated Stark law and the Federal...(More)
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