CVS Puts Up $11M To End DEA Prescription Probe

Law360, Washington (April 3, 2013, 6:23 PM EDT) -- CVS Pharmacy Inc. will pay the federal government $11 million to settle allegations that it violated federal drug laws and failed to keep proper records of prescriptions it dispensed, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Wednesday.

According to the DOJ, several CVS pharmacies in Oklahoma and elsewhere created fake U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration license numbers for prescribing doctors and used them to track and fill prescriptions for various controlled drugs. The pharmacies also filled prescriptions for doctors whose DEA registrations were no longer valid, in violation...
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United States of America v. CVS Pharmacy Incorporated


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5:11-cv-01124

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Oklahoma Western

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Joe Heaton

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October 5, 2011

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