Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
CIGNA Life Insurance Company
Current Parent Company: 
Cigna
Penalty: 
$13,500,000
Year: 
2008
Date: 
July 29, 2008
Primary Offense: 
consumer protection violation
Violation Description: 

Express Scripts and CIGNA agreed to pay a total of $27 million to settle allegations that they switched prescription drugs for benefit plan subscribers without telling them. The announcement did not specify how much each of the companies would pay. Here we assume they split the amount equally between them.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
New York Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
New York
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Connecticut
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
healthcare services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
insurance; managed care
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.