Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
DaVita Healthcare Partners, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
DaVita HealthCare Partners
Penalty: 
$350,000,000
Year: 
2014
Date: 
October 22, 2014
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act
Secondary Offense: 
kickbacks and bribery
Violation Description: 

DaVita Healthcare Partners, Inc., one of the leading providers of dialysis services in the United States, agreed to pay $350 million to resolve claims that it violated the False Claims Act by paying kickbacks to induce the referral of patients to its dialysis clinics.

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: 
Colorado
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
healthcare services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
healthcare services
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Parent company note: 
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