Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Eckerd Corporation
Current Parent Company: 
Rite Aid
Penalty: 
$3,133,248
Year: 
2002
Date: 
June 3, 2002
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

Eckerd Corporation, a national retail pharmacy chain, agreed to pay $3.1 million to settle multistate claims that it overcharged state Medicaid programs when it dispensed partial prescriptions due to insufficient stock but billed for the full quantities prescribed. At the same time, the federal government negotiated a separate $5.8 million settlement on the same issue; see the Violation Tracker entry at https://violationtracker.goodjobsfirst.org/violation-tracker/-eckerd-cor...

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: 
Pennsylvania
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.