Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
CVS Pharmacy, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
CVS Health
Penalty: 
$9,506,384
Year: 
2011
Date: 
April 15, 2011
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

CVS Pharmacy, Inc. paid $9.5 million to settle multistate allegations that it billed the wrong amount to Medicaid for dual-eligible beneficiaries -- Medicaid beneficiaries who also have third-party prescription coverage (other than Medicare) -- resulting in excessive reimbursement. It also paid $8 million to the federal government; see separate entry at https://violationtracker.goodjobsfirst.org/violation-tracker/-cvs-pharma...

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Multistate Attorneys General Case
Court: 
Western District of Wisconsin
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Case ID: 
3:08-cv-0574
Case Name: 
LeFlore, et al. v. CVS Caremark Corporation
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.