Trivillian's Pharmacy sentenced for federal healthcare and drug crimes
Charleston, W.Va. - United States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced that Trivillian's Pharmacy, a long-standing Kanawha City retail and compounding pharmacy, was sentenced today in federal court in Charleston to three years of probation. Trivillian's Pharmacy had previously entered guilty pleas on February 25, 2015, to healthcare fraud and misbranding drugs. Trivillian's Pharmacy admitted it defrauded Medicare and Medicaid by dispensing compounded drugs while billing for more expensive brand name drugs, dispensing generic drugs while billing for more expensive brand name drugs, billing for drugs that were never dispensed and dispensing drugs that were compounded outside of a safe and clean environment. Trivillian's Pharmacy also admitted to dispensing compounded drugs under labels and identification numbers associated with name brand drugs. As part of the plea, Trivillian's Pharmacy agreed to make restitution to the Medicare and Medicaid programs in the amount of $355, 312.19**, and to forfeit an additional $355,312.19 of proceeds of the fraud schemes to the United States.
- Date:September 15, 2015
- Agency:U.S. Attorney
- Criminal and Civil Actions