KMART Corporation Pays $1.4 Million to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations in Connection With Drug Manufacturer Coupons and Gas Discounts

WASHINGTON – KMART Corp. (Kmart), a discount department store chain that operates approximately 780 in-store pharmacies throughout the United States, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, has paid the United States $1.4 million to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act by using drug manufacturer coupons and gasoline discounts as improper Medicare beneficiary inducements, the Justice Department announced today.

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