Violation Tracker Individual Record
Date:June 9, 2010
Offense Group:government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense:False Claims Act and related
Secondary Offense:kickbacks and bribery
Cochlear Americas, a Colorado-based cochlear implant manufacturer, agreed to pay $880,000 to resolve allegations that it paid illegal remuneration to health care providers to induce purchases of cochlear implant systems.
Level of Government:federal
Action Type:agency action
Agency:Justice Department Civil Division
Civil or Criminal Case:civil
HQ Country of Parent:Australia
Ownership Structure of Parent:publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent:healthcare services
Specific Industry of Parent:healthcare services
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