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Company: PharMerica Corp.
Current Parent CompanyKKR & Co.
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Penalty: $31,500,000
Year: 2015
Date: May 14, 2015
Offense Group: government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: False Claims Act and related
Secondary Offense: opioid crisis litigation
Mega-ScandalOpioid Crisis
Violation Description: PharMerica Corporation agreed to pay the United States $31.5 million to resolve a lawsuit alleging that it violated the Controlled Substances Act by dispensing Schedule II controlled drugs without a valid prescription and violated the False Claims Act by submitting false claims to Medicare for these improperly dispensed drugs.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Justice Department Civil Division
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: New York
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: private equity (including portfolio companies)
Specific Industry of Current Parent: private equity (including portfolio companies)
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