Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
ResMed Corp.
Current Parent Company: 
ResMed Inc.
Penalty: 
$4,470,000
Year: 
2020
Date: 
January 21, 2020
Offense Group: 
competition-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
kickbacks and bribery
Secondary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

ResMed Corp., a manufacturer of durable medical equipment for sleep apnea and other sleep-related disorders, agreed to pay $4.47 million to resolve multistate litigation alleging that it paid kickbacks to suppliers, sleep labs, and other health care providers. This was part of a larger $37.5 million settlement also involving the federal government (see separate entry).

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Multistate Attorneys General Case
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
California
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
medical equipment and supplies
Specific Industry of Parent: 
medical equipment
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Parent company note: 
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