Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Millennium Health
Current Parent Company: 
Millennium Health
Penalty: 
$38,600,000
Year: 
2015
Date: 
November 24, 2015
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Secondary Offense: 
kickbacks and bribery
Violation Description: 

Millennium Health, formerly Millennium Laboratories, agreed to pay $38.6 million to settle multistate litigation alleging that it billed state Medicaid 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. This was part of a larger $256 million settlement involving the U.S. Justice Department; see the Violation Tracker entry at https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/millennium-health-agrees-pay-256-million-...

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Multistate Attorneys General Case
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
Source of Data: 

AG Koster Announces Settlement with Millennium Health, Targeted News Service, November 24, 2015 (via Nexis).

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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.