Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Amerigroup Corporation
Current Parent Company: 
Anthem
Penalty: 
$225,000,000
Year: 
2008
Date: 
August 14, 2008
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act
Secondary Offense: 
fraud
Violation Description: 

Amerigroup agreed to pay $225 million to settle allegations that it systematically avoided enrolling pregnant women and unhealthy patients in the Medicaid managed care program it was paid to operate in Illinois.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Civil Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Indiana
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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