Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Apria Healthcare Group, Inc. and Apria Healthcare LLC
Current Parent Company: 
Blackstone
Penalty: 
$40,000,000
Year: 
2021
Date: 
January 22, 2021
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

Apria Healthcare Group, Inc. and Apria Healthcare LLC agreed to pay $40 million to settle multistate allegations that it sought Medicaid reimbursement for ventilation machines that were not medically necessary or reasonable. The case also involved the U.S. Justice Department (see separate entry).

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Multistate Attorneys General Case
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
New York
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
private equity (including portfolio companies)
Specific Industry of Parent: 
private equity (including portfolio companies)
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.