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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…

Claim Underpayments

On Feburary 11, 2005, Health Net, Inc. entered into a settlement agreement with Tenet Healthcare Corporation to resolve claims that Health Net was responsible for $45 million in claim underpayments to 39 hospitals. As part of the settlement agreement, Health Net agreed to pay Tenet $28.5 million and establish a “procedure for adjudication and resolution of other claims for hospital services.”

Misconduct Type
Cost/Labor Mischarge
Enforcement Agency
Non-Governmental
Contracting Party
Non-Governmental
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Settlement Agreement
2/11/2005
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Health Net, Inc. $28,500,000
Further Information Released
SEC 10-K (p. 36 of 147) 10/6/2006

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database