Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
McKesson Corp.
Current Parent Company: 
McKesson
Penalty: 
$15,000,000
Year: 
2010
Date: 
October 19, 2010
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

McKesson Corp. agreed to pay $15 million in settlement of allegations it conspired to inflate the average wholesale prices of drugs it distributed, resulting in greater costs for Medicaid.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Connecticut Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Connecticut
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
California
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
wholesalers
Specific Industry of Parent: 
wholesalers-medical supplies
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Parent company note: 
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