Violation Tracker Individual Record
Company:Fresenius Medical Care Holdings, Inc.
Date:October 9, 2019
Offense Group:government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense:False Claims Act and related
Fresenius agreed to pay $5.2 million to resolve allegations that the company tested dialysis patients for Hepatitis B surface antigen more frequently than medically necessary and then billed Medicare for the unnecessary tests.
Level of Government:federal
Action Type:agency action
Agency:U.S. Attorney-District of Massachusetts
Civil or Criminal Case:civil
HQ Country of Parent:Germany
Ownership Structure of Parent:publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent:healthcare services
Specific Industry of Parent:healthcare services
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