Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Amedisys, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Amedisys
Penalty: 
$4,677,642
Year: 
2016
Date: 
May 6, 2016
Primary Offense: 
HHS civil monetary penalties
Violation Description: 

After it disclosed conduct to the Office of Inspector General pursuant to its Corporate Integrity Agreement, Amedisys, Inc. agreed to pay $4,677,642 for allegedly violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law by filing claims to Medicare for home health services that were not medically necessary and did not meet the requirements for payment.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Health & Human Services Department Office of Inspector General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Louisiana
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
healthcare services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
home health services
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Parent company note: 
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