Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
U.S. Renal Care
Current Parent Company: 
U.S. Renal Care
Penalty: 
$7,300,000
Year: 
2013
Date: 
May 21, 2013
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

U.S. Renal Care agreed to pay $7.3 million to resolve allegations that Dialysis Corporation of America, which it acquired in 2010, violated the False Claims Act by submitting false claims to the Medicare program for more Epogen than was actually administered to dialysis patients at DCA facilities.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Civil Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Texas
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
privately held
Major Industry of Parent: 
dialysis services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
healthcare services
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Parent company note: 
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