Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
LHC Group Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
LHC Group
Penalty: 
$65,000,000
Year: 
2011
Date: 
September 30, 2011
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act
Violation Description: 

LHC Group Inc. agreed to pay $65 million, plus interest, to the federal government to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act for false home healthcare billings to the Medicare, TRICARE and Federal Employees Health Benefits programs. The company also agreed to be bound by the terms of a Corporate Integrity Agreement with the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General.

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: 
Louisiana
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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