Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Pediatrix Medical Group
Penalty: 
$25,078,918
Year: 
2016
Date: 
September 21, 2016
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

Pediatrix Medical Group, Inc., a network of affiliated physician groups providing medical services in various hospital neonatal intensive care units, agreed to pay $25 million to Maryland, North Carolina, New Jersey and South Carolina as well as the federal government to settle allegations that it improperly billed government healthcare programs. The settlement was also announced by the Justice Department; see the Violation Tracker entry at https://violationtracker.goodjobsfirst.org/violation-tracker/-pediatrix-...

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Multistate Attorneys General Case
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.