Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

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Overstated Billings to the Department of Veterans Affairs

Health Net Federal Services paid $97.2 million to resolve alleged duplicate and inflated claims it submitted to the Department of Veterans Affairs under the Patient-Centered Community Care program. The government alleged that Health Net submitted duplicate billings to the VA, resulting in over $92 million in overpayments to Health Net between June 2014 and April 2019, and failed to pass through negotiated discounts on payments made to private health care providers, resulting in over $1 million in overpayments between March 2015 and March 2017.

Misconduct Type
Poor Contract Performance
Enforcement Agency
Contracting Party
Veterans Affairs
Court Type
Date of Settlement
Contractors Involved Penalty
Health Net, Inc. $97,237,391
Further Information Released
DOJ Press Release 4/6/2021
Settlement Agreement 3/19/2021

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database