Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Progenity Inc.
Penalty: 
$13,150,684
Year: 
2020
Date: 
July 28, 2020
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Secondary Offense: 
kickbacks and bribery
Violation Description: 

Progenity agreed to pay $13 million to settle multistate litigation alleging it it fraudulently billed government healthcare programs for prenatal tests and provided kickbacks to physicians to encourage them to order Progenity tests for their patients. It also agreed to pay more than $35 million to settle federal litigation (see separate entry).

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: 
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