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Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: McKesson Corp.
Current Parent CompanyMcKesson
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Penalty: $172,666,667
Year: 2022
Date: May 3, 2022
Offense Group: healthcare-related offenses
Primary Offense: off-label or unapproved promotion of medical products
Violation Description: The three major pharmaceutical distributors--McKesson, AmerisourceBergen and Cardinal Health--reached a $518 million settlement with the state of Washington (which did not join the multistate settlement) to resolve litigation alleging the improper sale of pain medications, contributing to the national opioid epidemic. The announcement did not specify how much each company would pay. Here we assume the $518 million was divided equally among them.
Level of Government: state
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Washington Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Facility State: Washington
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: California
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: wholesalers
Specific Industry of Current Parent: wholesalers-medical supplies
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