Violation Tracker Parent Company Summary

Parent Company Name: 
Express Scripts
Ownership Structure: 
publicly traded (ticker symbol ESRX)
Headquartered in: 
Missouri
Industry: 
pharmacy services
Penalty total since 2000: 
$228,337,165
Number of records: 
16
Top 10 Primary Offense TypesPenalty TotalNumber of Records
False Claims Act$162,900,0002
kickbacks and bribery$60,000,0001
Controlled Substances Act violation$2,750,0001
labor relations violation$2,330,3048
Medicare Parts C and D Enforcement Action$339,6252
motor vehicle safety violation$10,0001
wage and hour violation$7,2361
Notes: 

Parent-subsidiary linkages are based on relationships current as of the latest revision listed in the Update Log, which may vary from what was the case when a violation occurred. The penalty dollar total above may be adjusted to account for the fact that the list of entries below may include both agency records and settlement announcements for the same case; or else a penalty covering multiple locations may be listed in the individual records for each of the facilities. Duplicate penalty amounts are marked with an asterisk in the list below.

Associated Names: 

ACCREDO; EXPRESS SCRIPTS; EXPRESS SCRIPTS D / B / A VALUERX; EXPRESS SCRIPTS MEDICARE; MEDCO HEALTH SOLUTIONS; MEDCO HEALTH SOLUTIONS OF COLUMBUS WEST; MEDCO HEALTH SOLUTIONS OF LAS VEGAS; MERCK MEDCO; MERCK MEDCO RX SVC; PRIORITY HEALTHCARE

Links: 

For more details on misconduct by this company, see its entry in the Project On Government Oversight's Federal Contractor Misconduct Database.

For a summary of this company's federal contracts, see its page on Fedspending.

Subsidy Tracker data on financial assistance to this company by federal, state and local government agencies can be found here.


Individual Penalty Records:

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Company Primary Offense Type Year Agency Penalty Amountsort icon
Medco Health Solutions False Claims Act 2006 DOJ_CIVIL $155,000,000
Accredo Health Group kickbacks and bribery 2015 SDNY $60,000,000
Medco Health Solutions Inc. False Claims Act 2015 DOJ_CIVIL $7,900,000
Express Scripts, Inc. Controlled Substances Act violation 2012 DEA $2,750,000
Medco Health Solutions of Las Vegas, Inc. labor relations violation 2006 NLRB $2,204,000
Express Scripts Medicare Medicare Parts C and D Enforcement Action 2014 CMS $334,300
MEDCO HEALTH SOLUTIONS OF COLUMBUS WEST, LTD labor relations violation 2009 NLRB $31,562
Medco Health Solutions of Las Vegas, Inc. labor relations violation 2007 NLRB $27,742
Express Scripts d/b/a ValueRx labor relations violation 2000 NLRB $18,500
Express Scripts labor relations violation 2010 NLRB $18,000
Merck Medco labor relations violation 2003 NLRB $12,000
PRIORITY HEALTHCARE motor vehicle safety violation 2009 FMCSA $10,000
Express Scripts, Inc. labor relations violation 2011 NLRB $9,500
Merck-Medco Rx Services labor relations violation 2002 NLRB $9,000
Express Scripts, Inc wage and hour violation 2008 WHD $7,236
Express Scripts Medicare Medicare Parts C and D Enforcement Action 2016 CMS $5,325
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