Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Osteo Relief Institutes
Penalty: 
$7,100,000
Year: 
2019
Date: 
October 18, 2019
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

Seven former Osteo Relief Institutes and their owners agreed to pay the United States collectively more than $7.1 million to resolve False Claims Act allegations that they knowingly billed Medicare for medically unnecessary viscosupplementation injections and medically unnecessary knee braces.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Civil Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
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