Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Progenity Inc.
Penalty: 
$35,849,316
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 more than $35 million to resolve allegations that it fraudulently billed federal healthcare programs for prenatal tests and provided kickbacks to physicians to induce to them to order the company's tests for their patients. Progenity also agreed to pay $13 million to resolve multistate litigation (see separate entry).

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
U.S. Attorney-Southern District of New York
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
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Parent company note: 
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