Local hospitals to pay out millions for alleged false Medicaid claims

Twin Cities, Sierra Vista to pay $22.5 million to federal government – Dignity Health, a not-for-profit health system that owns and operates three ...

December 8, 2022
10:36 PM

Twin Cities, Sierra Vista to pay $22.5 million to federal government – Dignity Health, a not-for-profit health system that owns and operates three hospitals and one clinic in Santa Barbara County and San Luis Obispo County, California, and Twin Cities Community Hospital and Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center, two acute healthcare facility subsidiaries of Tenet Healthcare Corporation operating in San Luis Obispo County, has agreed to pay a total of $22.5 million pursuant to two separate settlements to resolve allegations that they violated the federal False Claims Act and the California False Claims Act by causing the submission of false claims to Medi-Cal related to Medicaid Adult Expansion under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

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