Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
B. Braun Medical Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
B. Braun Melsungen
Penalty: 
$14,744,000
Year: 
2010
Date: 
December 7, 2010
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

Abbott Laboratories Inc., B. Braun Medical Inc. and Roxane Laboratories Inc. n/k/a Boehringer Ingelheim Roxane Inc. and affiliated entities agreed to pay $421 million to settle False Claims Act allegations, that they engaged in a scheme to report false and inflated prices for numerous pharmaceutical products knowing that federal healthcare programs relied on those reported prices to set payment rates.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Civil Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
Germany
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
privately held
Major Industry of Parent: 
medical equipment and supplies
Specific Industry of Parent: 
medical supplies
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Parent company note: 
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