Violation Tracker Individual Record

PharMerica Drug Systems Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
KKR & Co.
March 29, 2005
Offense Group: 
healthcare-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
HHS civil monetary penalties
Secondary Offense: 
kickbacks and bribery
Violation Description: 

The HHS Office of Inspector General announced a settlement agreement with PharMerica, Inc., and its subsidiary, PharMerica Drug Systems Inc., resolving allegations of illegal kickbacks paid in violation of the Civil Monetary Penalties Law (CMPL). Under the terms of settlement, PharMerica agreed to pay $5.975 million and enter into a comprehensive five-year corporate integrity agreement.

Level of Government: 
Action Type: 
agency action
Health & Human Services Department Office of Inspector General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
HQ Country of Parent: 
HQ State of Parent: 
New York
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
private equity (including portfolio companies)
Specific Industry of Parent: 
private equity (including portfolio companies)
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Parent company note: 
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