Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
KV Pharmaceutical Company
Current Parent Company: 
KV Pharmaceutical
Penalty: 
$17,000,000
Year: 
2012
Date: 
March 1, 2012
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

KV Pharmaceutical agreed to pay $17 million to settle multistate litigation alleging that it failed to advise the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services that two unapproved products did not qualify for coverage under federal and state health care programs. The settlement also involved the federal government, which issued its own announcement; see the Violation Tracker entry at https://violationtracker.goodjobsfirst.org/violation-tracker/-kv-pharmac...

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: 
Missouri
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
out of business
Major Industry of Parent: 
pharmaceuticals
Specific Industry of Parent: 
pharmaceuticals
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.