DaVita (El Segundo, California) reported that the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of New York has informed the company that it has completed its investigation without taking any action against the company.
The company was first issued a formal subpoena in October 2004 and fully cooperated with the investigation. No charges were made against the company, no fines were assessed and no mandatory policy changes were required in connection with this investigation.
"We are pleased that the government, after a lengthy and thorough review, has decided to close this broad investigation into our business practices. We are proud of our culture of regulatory compliance at DaVita," said Chairman/CEO Kent Thiry.
DaVita is a provider of kidney care in the U.S., providing dialysis services and education for patients with chronic kidney failure and end stage renal disease.