Violation Tracker Parent Company Summary

Parent Company Name: 
Chemed
Ownership Structure: 
publicly traded (ticker symbol CHE)
Headquartered in: 
Ohio
Major Industry: 
healthcare services
Specific Industry: 
hospice care; drain cleaning services
Penalty total since 2000: 
$119,042,663
Number of records: 
15
Top 10 Primary Offense TypesPenalty TotalNumber of Records
False Claims Act$75,200,0002
wage and hour violation$43,631,9767
employment discrimination$165,0002
benefit plan administrator violation$20,0022
workplace safety or health violation$19,1351
motor vehicle safety violation$6,5501
Notes: 

Parent-subsidiary linkages are based on relationships current as of the latest revision listed in the Update Log, which may vary from what was the case when a violation occurred. The penalty dollar total above may be adjusted to account for the fact that the list of entries below may include both agency records and settlement announcements for the same case; or else a penalty covering multiple locations may be listed in the individual records for each of the facilities. Duplicate penalty amounts are marked with an asterisk in the list below.

Associated Names: 

CHEMED; CHEMED AND ROTO ROOTER SVC; ROOTER SVC; ROTO ROOTER; ROTO ROOTER SVC; VITAS HEALTH CARE; VITAS HEALTH MIDWEST; VITAS HEALTHCARE; VITAS INNOVATIVE HOSPICE CARE

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Subsidy Tracker data on financial assistance to this company by federal, state and local government agencies can be found here.


Individual Penalty Records:

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Chemed Corporation False Claims Act 2017 DOJ_CIVIL $75,000,000
Vitas Healthcare wage and hour violation 2006 private lawsuit-state $19,000,000
Chemed and Roto-Rooter Services Company wage and hour violation 2014 private lawsuit-federal $14,274,585
Vitas Healthcare wage and hour violation 2014 private lawsuit-state $10,300,000
Vitas Health Corporation Midwest False Claims Act 2016 USAO $200,000
Roto Rooter Services Company employment discrimination 2015 EEOC $100,000
Vitas Health Care Corporation employment discrimination 2012 EEOC $65,000
Roto-Rooter wage and hour violation 2011 PA-DLI $24,159
ROTO ROOTER workplace safety or health violation 2002 OSHA $19,135
Vitas Innovative Hospice Care wage and hour violation 2004 WHD $16,757
Roto-Rooter wage and hour violation 2010 WHD $10,586
VITAS HEALTHCARE CORPORATION benefit plan administrator violation 2009 EBSA $10,001
VITAS HEALTHCARE CORPORATION benefit plan administrator violation 2007 EBSA $10,001
Roto Rooter Services Co Inc motor vehicle safety violation 2011 FMCSA $6,550
The Rooter Service wage and hour violation 2002 WHD $5,889
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