Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Caremark LLC
Current Parent Company: 
CVS Health
Penalty: 
$4,250,000
Year: 
2013
Date: 
December 2, 2013
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

Caremark LLC, a pharmacy benefit management company, agreed to pay the government and five states a total of $4.25 million to settle allegations that it knowingly failed to reimburse Medicaid for prescription drug costs paid on behalf of Medicaid beneficiaries, who also were eligible for drug benefits under Caremark-administered private health plans.

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: 
Rhode Island
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
retailing
Specific Industry of Parent: 
retail-pharmacies
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.