Tagged: community health systems

16 Hospitals to Pay Nearly $15.7M to Settle Claim

by Associated Press 5/8/2015 7:47 am

The U.S. Department of Justice says 16 hospitals in seven states and their corporate parents have agreed to pay nearly $15.7 million to settle allegations they violated the False Claims Act.

The Top 10 Business Stories of 2014

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/30/2014 7:12 pm

Politics, white-collar crime, banking acquisitions, Turner Grain and more. Arkansas Business recaps the top 10 stories from the year that was 2014.

White County Medical Center to Buy Newport Hospital

by Lance Turner 12/11/2014 8:21 am

Community Health Systems Inc. of Franklin, Tennessee, says it will sell its 133-bed Harris Hospital in Newport, along with related outpatient services, to White County Medical Center of Searcy.

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.