Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Speqtrum Inc.
Penalty: 
$6,150,000
Year: 
2016
Date: 
September 30, 2016
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

A federal judge ordered Speqtrum Inc., a home health care agency, to pay the United States $6.15 million in civil damages after ruling in the government's favor in a lawsuit alleging that the company violated the False Claims Act by repeatedly and routinely falsifying records to obtain funds from Medicaid.

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