Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Millennium Health
Current Parent Company: 
Millennium Health
Penalty: 
$256,000,000
Year: 
2015
Date: 
October 19, 2015
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act
Violation Description: 

Millennium Health, formerly Millennium Laboratories, agreed to pay $256 million to resolve alleged violations of the False Claims Act for billing Medicare, Medicaid and other federal health care programs for medically unnecessary urine drug and genetic testing and for providing free items to physicians who agreed to refer expensive laboratory testing business to Millennium.

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: 
California
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
privately held
Major Industry of Parent: 
healthcare services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
healthcare services
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Parent company note: 
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