Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Omnicare Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
CVS Health
Penalty: 
$49,500,000
Year: 
2006
Date: 
November 14, 2006
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act
Violation Description: 

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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Parent company note: 
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