Owner Of Sacred Heart Hospital Sentenced To 4 1/2 Years Ed Novak called his West Side hospital “Sacred Heart.” But federal prosectors said they found a more suitable nickname: “Our Lady of the Bottom Line.”
Sacred Heart Doctor Cleared In Federal Kickback CaseA doctor accused of taking kickbacks in exchange for patient referrals to the now-shuttered Sacred Heart Hospital was cleared by a federal judge Wednesday.
Former Sacred Heart Doctor Convicted Of One Count In Kickback SchemeU.S. District Judge Matthew Kennelly found Shanin Moshiri guilty of one count in an indictment that alleged he took a $2,000 check in March 2013 as part of what prosecutors called a “sham” deal designed to steer patients to the hospital.
Sacred Heart Hospital Boss, Aides Guilty In Kickback ScamHe instructed his staff to “cover our asses.” But multimillionaire hospital owner Ed Novak’s behind was left nude and blowing in the breeze Thursday when he was convicted of masterminding a massive kickback scam.
Sacred Heart Hospital Effectively Shuts DownThe Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - an arm of the federal government which monitors hospitals - confirms for Newsradio that Sacred Heart Hospital has "discharged and/or transferred all of their patients effective today."
Feds Arrest Six In Kickback Scheme At Sacred Heart HospitalFederal authorities have arrested the owner of Sacred Heart Hospital on the West Side, as well as another top executive and four doctors, for an alleged kickback scheme.