Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Practice Fusion Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Allscripts Healthcare Solutions
Penalty: 
$145,000,000
Year: 
2020
Date: 
January 27, 2020
Offense Group: 
competition-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
kickbacks and bribery
Secondary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

Practice Fusion Inc., a San Francisco-based health information technology developer, entered into a deferred prosecution agreement and agreed to pay $145 million to resolve criminal and civil investigations relating to its electronic health records software. As part of the criminal resolution, Practice Fusion admitted that it solicited and received kickbacks from a major opioid company in exchange for utilizing its software to influence physician prescribing of opioid pain medications.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Civil Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil and criminal
Prosecution Agreement: 
deferred prosecution agreement
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Illinois
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
information technology
Specific Industry of Parent: 
healthcare information technology
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.