Tagged: community health systems

Hospital Operator Community Health Systems Owes Millions to Fed

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/25/2014 12:00 am

CHS, which operates 206 hospitals in 29 states, agreed on Aug. 8 to pay $98.15 million to resolve “multiple lawsuits alleging that the company knowingly billed government health care programs for inpatient services that should have been billed as outpatient or observation services,” according to an announcement from the U.S. Department of Justice.

Hospital Operator Community Health Systems Reveals Cyberattack

by Gwen Moritz 8/18/2014 10:40 am

Community Health Systems Inc., which operates hospitals in Fort Smith, Bentonville, Springdale and seven other cities in Arkansas, on Monday blamed Chinese hackers for a cyberattack that accessed "non-medical" data on 4.5 million patients of its affiliated physicians.

Health Management Moves 75 Jobs to Fort Smith From Tennessee

by Associated Press 8/19/2013 8:39 am

A hospital parent company says it plans to lay off 75 workers in east Tennessee and move the jobs to a planned billing center in Fort Smith that will employ 500 people.

Community Health Plans $3.9B Acquisition of Health Management Associates

by Associated Press 7/30/2013 8:20 am

Shares of Health Management Associates Inc. plunged in premarket trading Tuesday after fellow hospital operator Community Health Systems announced plans to buy the company at a discount to its current stock price.