Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Aetna, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
CVS Health
Penalty: 
$175,000
Year: 
2018
Date: 
October 10, 2018
Offense Group: 
consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
privacy violation
Violation Description: 

Aetna agreed to pay $175,000 to settle a lawsuit resulting from a mailing sent by the company to customers in which their HIV status was revealed through a transparent window in the envelopes.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
District of Columbia Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
District of Columbia
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: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.