Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
CVS Corporation
Current Parent Company: 
CVS Health
Penalty: 
$4,000,000
Year: 
2001
Date: 
August 28, 2001
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

CVS agreed to pay $4 million to a group of state and the federal government to settle allegations that it and and Revco Drugstores, Inc., a pharmacy chain it acquired, dispensed partial prescriptions due to insufficient stock but billed government health insurance programs for the full quantities prescribed for beneficiaries. The settlement was also announced by the U.S. Justice Department; see the Violation Tracker entry at https://violationtracker.goodjobsfirst.org/violation-tracker/-cvs-corpor...

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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