Millennium Laboratories to Pay $256 Million to Resolve False Billing and Kickback Claims
BOSTON - Millennium Health, formerly Millennium Laboratories, has agreed to pay $256 million to resolve allegations that it billed Medicare, Medicaid, and other federal health care programs for medically unnecessary drug testing and genetic testing, and provided kickbacks to physicians to induce business. Today's announcement reflects two False Claims Act settlements between Millennium and the Department of Justice and an administrative settlement agreement between Millennium and the Department of Health and Human Services. Millennium, headquartered in San Diego, Calif., is one of the largest urine drug testing laboratories in the United States.
- Date:October 19, 2015
- Agency:U.S. Attorney
- Criminal and Civil Actions