Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Mylan Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Mylan
Penalty: 
$465,000,000
Year: 
2017
Date: 
August 17, 2017
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

Mylan Inc. and its wholly owned subsidiary, Mylan Specialty L.P. agreed to pay $465 million to settle multistate litigation alleging that they knowingly underpaid rebates owed to Medicaid for Epipen products dispensed to beneficiaries. Also involved in the settlement was the federal government, which issued its own announcement; see the Violation Tracker entry at https://violationtracker.goodjobsfirst.org/violation-tracker/-mylan-inc

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Multistate Attorneys General Case
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
Netherlands (reincorporated for tax reasons)
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
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.