Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Renal Care Group et al.
Current Parent Company: 
Fresenius
Penalty: 
$82,642,592
Year: 
2011
Date: 
May 26, 2011
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act
Violation Description: 

A federal court found that Renal Care Group, Renal Care Group Supply Company and Fresenius Medical Care Holdings, Inc. recklessly disregarded federal law when billing the Medicare program for home dialysis supplies and equipment from 1999 to 2005.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
U.S. Attorney-Middle District of Tennessee
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
Germany
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
healthcare services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
healthcare services
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.