Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Ameritox Ltd.
Penalty: 
$814,000
Year: 
2010
Date: 
November 19, 2010
Offense Group: 
competition-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
kickbacks and bribery
Violation Description: 

Ameritox agreed to pay $814,000 to Texas, Florida and Massachusetts to settle allegations that it used Medicaid funds to pay kickbacks to physicians. This was part of a $16 million settlement negotiated by the U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Florida.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Multistate Attorneys General Case
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Source of Data: 

Company pays $16m settlement, Odessa American, November 18, 2010 (via Nexis).

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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.