Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Accredo Health Group
Current Parent Company: 
Cigna
Penalty: 
$60,000,000
Year: 
2015
Date: 
May 1, 2015
Primary Offense: 
kickbacks and bribery
Secondary Offense: 
fraud
Violation Description: 

The United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced a $60 million settlement of a civil fraud lawsuit against Accredo Health Group concerning an alleged kickback scheme with Novartis Pharmaceuticals.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
U.S. Attorney-Southern District of New York
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Connecticut
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
healthcare services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
insurance; managed care
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Parent company note: 
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