Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
EBI LLC dba Biomet Spine and Bone Healing Technologies and Biomet Inc.
Penalty: 
$6,070,000
Year: 
2014
Date: 
October 29, 2014
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Secondary Offense: 
kickbacks and bribery
Violation Description: 

EBI LLC, doing business as Biomet Spine and Bone Healing Technologies, and Biomet Inc. agreed to pay $6.07 million to resolve allegations that EBI violated the False Claims Act by paying kickbacks to induce use of its bone growth stimulators and billing federal health care programs for refurbished stimulators.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Civil Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
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Parent company note: 
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