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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…

Overcharging for Pharmacy Benefit Management Services

Centene Corporation paid Washington State and the federal government $33.3 million to resolve a lawsuit alleging the company and its Coordinated Care of Washington subsidiary overcharged the state’s Medicaid program for pharmacy benefit management services. Centene did not admit any wrongdoing.

Misconduct Type
Government Contract Fraud
Enforcement Agency
State/Local
Contracting Party
Health and Human Services
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Settlement
8/17/2022
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Centene Corporation $33,333,333
Further Information Released
Washington AG Press Release 8/24/2022
Settlement Agreement 8/17/2022

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database