Excela moves forward after settlement

12/10/2012 | Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Excela Health paid $2 million to the federal government in a settlement over Medicare payments for stenting procedures at its Greensburg, Pa., hospital. The health system had questioned the necessity of some procedures, prompting a federal investigation and the eventual settlement. "Since our disclosure, Excela's quality improvements have resulted in a national accreditation of our cardiac catheterization laboratory, which we were the first in the state to receive," said Excela CEO Robert Rogalski. "Our commitment to maintaining that quality is unwavering."

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