Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Benevis LLC and 133 Kool Smiles Clinics
Penalty: 
$23,900,000
Year: 
2018
Date: 
February 2, 2018
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

Benevis LLC and 133 Kool Smiles Clinics agreed to pay $23.9 million to a group of states and the federal government to settle allegations that they submitted false claims to the Medicaid program by performing unnecessary procedures. The settlement was also announced by the Justice Department; see the Violation Tracker entry at https://violationtracker.goodjobsfirst.org/violation-tracker/-benevis-llc

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Multistate Attorneys General Case
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.