Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Omnicare Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
CVS Health
Penalty: 
$98,000,000
Year: 
2009
Date: 
November 3, 2009
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Secondary Offense: 
kickbacks and bribery
Violation Description: 

Nursing home pharmacy Omnicare Inc. agreed to pay $98 million and drug manufacturer IVAX Pharmaceuticals of agreed to pay $14 million to resolve allegations that Omnicare engaged in kickback schemes with several parties, including IVAX.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Civil Division
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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