Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Celgene Corp.
Current Parent Company: 
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Penalty: 
$20,700,000
Year: 
2017
Date: 
July 24, 2017
Offense Group: 
healthcare-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
off-label or unapproved promotion of medical products
Violation Description: 

Celgene Corp. agreed to pay $20.7 million to settle multistate litigation alleging it caused false claims to be submitted to state Medicaid programs by promoting two cancer treatment drugs for uses not approved by the Food and Drug Administration. This was part of a larger $280 million settlement involving the federal government; see the Violation Tracker entry at https://violationtracker.goodjobsfirst.org/violation-tracker/-celgene-corp

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: 
New York
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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