Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
AstraZeneca
Current Parent Company: 
AstraZeneca
Penalty: 
$807,826
Year: 
2004
Date: 
January 22, 2004
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

AstraZeneca agreed to pay $807,826 in settlement of allegations it overcharged Medicaid for the drug Zoladex by not including promotions, free goods, discounts, rebates, and other price reductions in the price paid by Florida's Medicaid Program.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Florida Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Florida
HQ Country of Parent: 
United Kingdom
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
pharmaceuticals
Specific Industry of Parent: 
pharmaceuticals
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Parent company note: 
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