Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
McKinsey & Company
Current Parent Company: 
McKinsey
Penalty: 
$573,000,000
Year: 
2021
Date: 
February 4, 2021
Offense Group: 
healthcare-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
off-label or unapproved promotion of medical products
Violation Description: 

McKinsey & Company agreed to pay 47 states, the District of Columbia, and five U.S. territories a total of $573 million in settlement of allegations it advised opioid manufacturers how to maximize profit from opioid products by targeting high-volume prescribers, promoting physicians to prescribe more opioids, and circumvent pharmacy restrictions.

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: 
New York
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
privately held
Major Industry of Parent: 
business services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
management consulting
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Parent company note: 
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