Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Anthem Insurance Companies
Current Parent Company: 
Anthem
Penalty: 
$1,500,000
Year: 
2005
Date: 
August 8, 2005
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

Anthem Insurance Companies agreed to pay the United States $1.5 million to settle allegations that the company overcharged the Federal Employee Health Benefits Program.

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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