Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
Penalty: 
$14,250,000
Year: 
2011
Date: 
February 24, 2011
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

Blue Cross Blue Shield paid $14.24 million to Illinois and $9.5 million to the United States as part of an agreement settling allegations the company denied coverage to certain patients, shifing the costs onto Medicaid.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Illinois Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Illinois
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Parent company note: 
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