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Walgreen Co. Agrees to Pay $3.5 Million to Settle Allegations Under the False Claims Act

United States Attorney Matthew D. Krueger announced today that Walgreen Co. ("Walgreens") has agreed to pay $3.5 million to the United States and the State of Wisconsin to settle allegations that Walgreens violated the False Claims Act by submitting claims to Medicaid for stimulant medications without complying with Medicaid rules designed to ensure that stimulants are dispensed for appropriate medical treatment.


Action Details

  • Date:January 23, 2019
  • Agency:U.S. Department of Justice
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions