Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
CVS Pharmacy, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
CVS Health
Penalty: 
$795,000
Year: 
2016
Date: 
September 1, 2016
Primary Offense: 
Controlled Substances Act violation
Violation Description: 

CVS agreed to pay $795,000 as part of a settlement of allegations it failed to monitor drug use patterns or use professional judgment when dispensing controlled substances and did not install equipment to allow pharmacists to check the prescription history of a patient.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Massachusetts Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Massachusetts
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: 
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