Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Omnicare Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
CVS Health
Penalty: 
$15,300,000
Year: 
2020
Date: 
May 13, 2020
Offense Group: 
healthcare-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
Controlled Substances Act violation
Violation Description: 

Omnicare Inc., a subsidiary of CVS Health and a leading provider of pharmacy services to long-term care facilities, agreed to pay the United States a $15.3 million civil penalty to resolve allegations that it violated federal law by allowing opioids and other controlled substances to be dispensed without a valid prescription.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Drug Enforcement Administration
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.