Violation Tracker Individual Record
Date:November 14, 2006
Primary Offense:False Claims Act
The United States and 43 states received $49.5 million from Omnicare, Inc. to settle Medicaid prescription-drug-fraud claims initiated by two whistleblowers as well as federal and state officials.
Level of Government:federal
Action Type:agency action
Agency:U.S. Attorney-Northern District of Illinois
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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