Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Walgreen Co.
Current Parent Company: 
Walgreens Boots Alliance
Penalty: 
$3,500,000
Year: 
2019
Date: 
January 23, 2019
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

Walgreen Co. agreed to pay $3.5 million to the United States and the State of Wisconsin to settle allegations that it submitted claims to Medicaid for stimulant medications without complying with Medicaid rules designed to ensure that stimulants are dispensed for appropriate medical treatment.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
U.S. Attorney-Eastern District of Wisconsin
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Illinois
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.