Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Express Scripts Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Cigna
Penalty: 
$9,500,000
Year: 
2008
Date: 
May 27, 2008
Offense Group: 
consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
consumer protection violation
Violation Description: 

Pharmacy benefit manager Express Scripts agreed to pay $9.5 million to settle multistate litigation alleging that it engaged in unfair business practices by not clearly disclosing details about its practices relating to switching drugs when filling prescriptions.

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: 
Connecticut
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
healthcare services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
insurance; managed care
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Parent company note: 
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