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Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

The federal government routinely awards contracts to companies with histories of misconduct, including contract fraud and other violations. POGO believes that providing this website will help to improve contracting decisions and increase public knowledge of how the government spends billions of taxpayer dollars each year. Read more…

Overpayments from the Department of Veterans Affairs

TriWest Healthcare Alliance paid $179.7 million to resolve claims that it received overpayments from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs in connection with its administration of the Patient-Centered Community Care Program (PC3) and the former Veterans Choice Program. The alleged overpayments included payments by the VA to TriWest twice for the same services and payments for services for which TriWest received full or partial reimbursement from certain health care providers.

Misconduct Type
Cost/Labor Mischarge
Enforcement Agency
Justice
Contracting Party
Veterans Affairs
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Settlement Announcement
12/31/2020
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Triwest Healthcare Alliance Company $179,700,000
Further Information Released
DOJ Press Release 12/31/2020

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database