Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

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Erroneous Grant Charges

Johns Hopkins settled civil claims by the U.S. Department of Justice related to the administration of NIH clinical research and other services grants at its Bayview Medical Center from January 1994 through December 2001. The case concerned allegations that there were erroneous charges to certain grants performed at Bayview with respect to the allocation of personnel time and the calculation of fringe benefits. As part of the settlement, which does not include any admission of liability, Hopkins agreed to pay $2,076,882 in addition to $587,273 already paid.

Misconduct Type
Government Grant Fraud
Enforcement Agency
Health and Human Services
Contracting Party
Health and Human Services
Court Type
Date of Settlement Announcement
Contractors Involved Penalty
Johns Hopkins Health System Corporation $2,664,155
Further Information Released
Johns Hopkins Press Release 8/23/2006

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database