Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Omnicare Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
CVS Health
Penalty: 
$2,240,000
Year: 
2016
Date: 
October 19, 2016
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

Omnicare Inc. agreed to pay a combined $2.24 million to resolve federal and state False Claims Act allegations that it improperly billed federal and state health care programs for prescription drugs that were dispensed to patients in skilled nursing and other institutional care facilities.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
U.S. Attorney-Eastern District of California
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.