Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Medtronic
Current Parent Company: 
Medtronic
Penalty: 
$327,000
Year: 
2014
Date: 
June 30, 2014
Offense Group: 
competition-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
kickbacks and bribery
Secondary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

Medtronic agreed to pay $327,000 to settle multistate allegations that it submitted claims for replacement insulin infusion pumps that were initiated through the improper solicitation of Medicaid recipients. This was part of a larger $2.8 million settlement involving the federal government.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Multistate Attorneys General Case
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
Ireland (reincorporated for tax reasons)
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
medical equipment and supplies
Specific Industry of Parent: 
medical devices
Source of Data: 

$2.8 Million Multi-state Settlement Reached with Medical Device Manufacturer, Targeted News Service, June 30, 2015 (via Nexis).

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Parent company note: 
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