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Company: Medtronic Spine LLC
Current Parent CompanyMedtronic
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Penalty: $75,000,000
Year: 2008
Date: May 22, 2008
Offense Group: government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: Medtronic Spine LLC, the corporate successor to Kyphon Inc., agreed to pay the United States $75 million to settle allegations that it caused the submission of false claims to Medicare.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Justice Department Civil Division
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
HQ Country of Current Parent: Ireland
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: medical equipment and supplies
Specific Industry of Current Parent: medical devices
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