Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Caremark LLC
Current Parent Company: 
CVS Health
Penalty: 
$1,940,000
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 a total of $1.94 million to five states -- Arkansas, California, Delaware, Louisiana and Massachusetts -- 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. This was part of a larger $4.25 million settlement involving the federal government; see the Violation Tracker entry at https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/cvs-caremark-will-pay-425-million-alleged...

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Multistate Attorneys General Case
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: 
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