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April 17, 2023

Posted  April 17, 2023

Sibley Hospital and parent company Johns Hopkins Health System will pay $5 million to resolve allegations of Stark Law violations. Over a four-year period, from 2008 to 2011, Sibley billed Medicare for ten cardiologists’ services to whom they were already paying compensation above fair market value. The Stark Law prohibits such an arrangement, to ensure that medical decision-making is not influenced by improper financial incentives but instead is based on the patient’s best interests. Sibley and Johns Hopkins self-disclosed the impropriety. DOJ

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