Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
BioTelemetry Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Royal Philips
Penalty: 
$6,400,000
Year: 
2015
Date: 
March 19, 2015
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

BioTelemetry Inc., a heart monitoring company headquartered in Malvern, Pennsylvania, agreed to pay $6.4 million to resolve allegations made under the False Claims Act that its subsidiary, CardioNet, overbilled Medicare and other federal health programs for Mobile Cardiac Outpatient Telemetry services when those services were not reasonable or medically necessary.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Civil Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
Netherlands
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
diversified
Specific Industry of Parent: 
diversified
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Parent company note: 
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