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Costco Agreed to Pay $340,000 for Allegedly Violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law for Submitting Claims for Prescription Drugs that Were Not Provided as Claimed

After it self-disclosed conduct to OIG, Costco Wholesale Corporation (Costco), agreed to pay $340,157.25 for allegedly violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law. OIG alleged that Costco’s pharmacy manager at its pharmacy located in Waltham, Massachusetts improperly altered prescription drug claims to Medicare Part D and the Massachusetts Medicaid program that resulted in high reimbursement from these programs than was appropriate.

Action Details

  • Date:September 26, 2016
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Fraud Self-Disclosures