Violation Tracker Parent Company Summary

Parent Company Name: 
Fresenius
Ownership Structure: 
publicly traded (ticker symbol FMS)
Headquartered in: 
Germany
Major Industry: 
healthcare services
Specific Industry: 
healthcare services
Penalty total since 2000: 
$570,463,247
Number of records: 
20
Top 10 Primary Offense TypesPenalty TotalNumber of Records
False Claims Act$568,642,5922
wage and hour violation$1,512,9672
HHS civil monetary penalties$120,4471
workplace safety or health violation$63,3558
labor relations violation$52,8855
benefit plan administrator violation$50,0011
employment discrimination$21,0001
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: 

FRESENIUS; FRESENIUS BIO MEDICAL APPLICATIONS; FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE D / B / A FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE NORTH AMERICA; FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE FKA NATIONAL MEDICAL CARE; FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE NORTH AMERICAN; RENAL CARE GROUP ET AL; RENAL CARE GROUP MIDAMERICA; Renal Care Group, Inc.; SPECTRA LABS

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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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Company Primary Offense Type Year Agency Penalty Amountsort icon
Fresenius Medical Care (fka National Medical Care) False Claims Act 2000 DOJ_CIVIL $486,000,000
Renal Care Group et al. False Claims Act 2011 USAO $82,642,592
Fresenius wage and hour violation 2013 private lawsuit-federal $980,000
Fresenius Medical Care North American wage and hour violation 2007 WHD $532,967
Fresenius Medical Care HHS civil monetary penalties 2015 HHSOIG $120,447
Fresenius Medical Care benefit plan administrator violation 2007 EBSA $50,001
Renal Care Group, Inc. employment discrimination 2007 EEOC $21,000
Fresenius Medical Care labor relations violation 2001 NLRB $13,400
FRESENIUS USA MANUFACTURING, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2017 OSHA $12,920
FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE workplace safety or health violation 2003 OSHA $12,680
Fresenius Medical Care labor relations violation 2007 NLRB $11,277
FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE labor relations violation 2003 NLRB $11,200
Fresenius Bio Medical Applications labor relations violation 2001 NLRB $10,990
FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE workplace safety or health violation 2014 OSHA $8,000
SPECTRA LABORATORIES workplace safety or health violation 2005 OSHA $7,400
Fresenius Medical Care, Inc., d/b/a Fresenius Medical Care, North America labor relations violation 2004 NLRB $6,018
RENAL CARE GROUP MIDAMERICA workplace safety or health violation 2001 OSHA $6,000
FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE DBA TRUBLU LOGISTICS workplace safety or health violation 2010 OSHA $6,000
FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE NORTH AMERICA workplace safety or health violation 2009 OSHA $5,355
FRESENIUS USA MFG INC workplace safety or health violation 2011 OSHA $5,000
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