Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Fresenius Medical Care
Current Parent Company: 
Fresenius
Penalty: 
$69,907
Year: 
2002
Date: 
March 19, 2002
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Secondary Offense: 
kickbacks and bribery
Violation Description: 

Fresenius Medical Care agreed to pay nearly $70,000 to settle charges that its subsidiaries conspired submit false, fraudulent, and misleading claims for nutritional therapy for dialysis patients, inflating the number of administration kits used to provide the therapy, and paying kickbacks to dialysis units.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Arkansas Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
criminal
Facility State: 
Arkansas
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: 
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