Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Chemed Corporation
Current Parent Company: 
Chemed
Penalty: 
$75,000,000
Year: 
2017
Date: 
October 30, 2017
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act
Violation Description: 

Chemed Corporation and various wholly-owned subsidiaries, including Vitas Hospice Services LLC and Vitas Healthcare Corporation, agreed to pay $75 million to resolve a government lawsuit alleging that defendants submitted false claims for hospice services to Medicare.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Civil Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Ohio
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
healthcare services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
hospice care; drain cleaning services
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.