Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Omnicare
Current Parent Company: 
CVS Health
Penalty: 
$4,190,000
Year: 
2014
Date: 
February 28, 2014
Offense Group: 
competition-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
kickbacks and bribery
Violation Description: 

Omnicare agreed to pay $4.19 million to settle multistate litigation alleging that it demanded price concessions - or kickbacks - from drug manufacturer Amgen to switch long-term care patients suffering from chronic kidney disease, among other ailments, to a drug manufactured by Amgen. The settlement also involved the federal government, which issued its own announcement; see the Violation Tracker entry at https://violationtracker.goodjobsfirst.org/violation-tracker/-omnicare-i...

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: 
Rhode Island
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
retailing
Specific Industry of Parent: 
retail-pharmacies
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Parent company note: 
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