Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Janssen Pharmaceutical Products, LP, Centocor, Inc., McNeil Pharmaceutical, Inc., Ortho Biotech Products, LP and Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceutical, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Johnson & Johnson
Penalty: 
$7,000,000
Year: 
2012
Date: 
June 13, 2012
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

The Johnson & Johnson family of companies, encompassing Janssen Pharmaceutical Products, LP, Centocor, Inc., McNeil Pharmaceutical, Inc., Ortho Biotech Products, LP and Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceutical, Inc. agreed to pay $7 million in settlement of alleged improper reporting of the average wholesale price of its drugs, causing Medicaid to overpay.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Kentucky Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Kentucky
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
New Jersey
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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