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September 27, 2016

Posted  October 24, 2016

Ralph J. Cox III, the former CEO South Carolina-based Tuomey Healthcare System, agreed to pay $1 million to settle charges of violating the Stark Law from his involvement in the hospital’s illegal Medicare and Medicaid billings for services referred by physicians with whom the hospital had improper financial relationships.  The illegal physician arrangements resulted in a $237.4 million judgment against Tuomey which DOJ ultimately resolved against Tuomey for payments totaling $72.4 million.  The hospital was subsequently sold to Palmetto Health, a multi-hospital healthcare system based in Columbia, South Carolina.  DOJ

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