Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
AstraZeneca LP
Current Parent Company: 
AstraZeneca
Penalty: 
$46,500,000
Year: 
2015
Date: 
November 4, 2015
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

AstraZeneca argeed to pay $46.5 million to settle multistate allegations that it overcharged state Medicaid programs for pharmaceutical products by underpaying drug rebates owed to the states. Also involved in the settlement was the federal government, which issued its own announcement; see the Violation Tracker entry at https://violationtracker.goodjobsfirst.org/violation-tracker/-astrazenec...

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Multistate Attorneys General Case
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
United Kingdom
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
pharmaceuticals
Specific Industry of Parent: 
pharmaceuticals
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Parent company note: 
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