Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Fagron Holding USA LLC
Penalty: 
$22,050,000
Year: 
2019
Date: 
November 7, 2019
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

Fagron Holding USA LLC agreed to pay $22.05 million to resolve allegations concerning the establishment of false and inflated Average Wholesale Prices by its wholly owned subsidiary Freedom Pharmaceuticals Inc. for active pharmaceutical ingredients used in compound prescriptions. Freedom's pricing scheme caused pharmacies that purchased is compound ingredients to submit false prescription claims to the Defense Health Agency, which administers the TRICARE Program for the Department of Defense and the Department of Labor's Office of Workers Compensation Programs.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Civil Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
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Parent company note: 
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