DOJ Investigating Sutter Health Contracting Practices
The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating Sutter Health's contracting practices, the company disclosed in a document filed in connection with a recent bond offering, the Sacramento Bee reports.
The document states that the investigation began in May 2004. According to the document, Sutter is cooperating with the inquiry but has not provided specific information on the practices under investigation.
Sutter spokesperson Bill Gleeson declined to provide additional information on the inquiry, the Bee reports. DOJ representatives were not available for comment (Kasler, Sacramento Bee, 10/1).