Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
Penalty: 
$8,300,000
Year: 
2009
Date: 
September 30, 2009
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Secondary Offense: 
kickbacks and bribery
Violation Description: 

The University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey agreed to pay the government $8.3 million to settle allegations that it illegally paid kickbacks to cardiologists and caused the submission of false claims to Medicare.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Civil Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
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