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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…

Improper Medicare Plan Sales Practices (Wisconsin)

Humana Insurance Company agreed to pay the Wisconsin Office of the Commissioner of Insurance $750,000 to settle allegations that some of the company’s agents who sold Medicare health and prescription drug plans in the state were not properly licensed and that the company violated other insurance laws. State investigators found problems with the company’s marketing of Medicare products, its handling of claims and underwriting. The investigation also found Humana failed to pay interest on some adjusted claims and took too long to settle customer grievances.

Misconduct Type
Consumer Affairs
Enforcement Agency
State/Local
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Administrative
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Announcement
9/10/2008
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Humana $750,000
Further Information Released
OCI Market Conduct Examination 11/4/2008
Stipulation and Order 11/4/2008
Wisconsin OCI Press Release 11/4/2008

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database