Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Bayer
Current Parent Company: 
Bayer
Penalty: 
$1,300,000
Year: 
2013
Date: 
November 18, 2013
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

The Louisiana Attorney General's Office announced that it had obtained a total of $88 million in settlements from 25 pharmaceutical companies to resolve allegations they overcharged the state's Medicaid program.

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