Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Boston Heart Diagnostics Corporation
Current Parent Company: 
Eurofins Scientific
Penalty: 
$26,670,000
Year: 
2019
Date: 
December 9, 2019
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Secondary Offense: 
kickbacks and bribery
Violation Description: 

Boston Heart Diagnostics Corporation agreed to pay $26.67 million to resolve False Claims Act allegations involving payments for patient referrals in violation of the Anti-Kickback Statute and the Stark Law and claims otherwise improperly billed to federal health care programs for laboratory testing.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
U.S. Attorney-Eastern District of California
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
Luxembourg
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
healthcare services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
medical testing
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Parent company note: 
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