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Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

The federal government routinely awards contracts to companies with histories of misconduct, including contract fraud and other violations. POGO believes that providing this website will help to improve contracting decisions and increase public knowledge of how the government spends billions of taxpayer dollars each year. Read more…

Defrauding Louisiana’s Medicaid Program

Louisiana recovered $25.2 million from five pharmaceutical companies the state accused of defrauding Louisiana’s Medicaid program: Actavis Group HF, Boehringer Ingelheim GmbH, Dey Pharma LP, GlaxoSmithKline, and Schering-Plough. The companies allegedly misreported prescription drug price information, based on Average Whole Prices (AWPs), in order to increase Medicaid reimbursements. GlaxoSmithKline paid the state a total of $10 million.

Misconduct Type
Antitrust
Enforcement Agency
State/Local
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Settlement Announcement
2/7/2012
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
GlaxoSmithKline $10,000,000
Further Information Released
Louisiana AG Press Release 2/29/2012
Settlement Agreements 2/29/2012

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database