Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Omnicare Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
CVS Health
Penalty: 
$8,240,000
Year: 
2014
Date: 
June 25, 2014
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

Omnicare Inc., a large provider of pharmaceuticals and pharmacy services to nursing homes, agreed to pay $8.24 million to settle multistate litigation alleging it offered improper financial incentives to skilled nursing facilities in return for their continued selection of Omnicare to supply drugs to Medicaid beneficiaries. This was part of a larger $124 million settlement involving the federal government; see the Violation Tracker entry at https://violationtracker.goodjobsfirst.org/violation-tracker/-omnicare-inc

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: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.