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Alpharma to Pay $42.5 Million to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations in Connection With Promotion of Drug Kadian
Date:3/16/2010

der's judgment about drugs they should take has not been undermined by misinformation or kickbacks from pharmaceutical manufacturers."

The settlement resolves a lawsuit brought by a whistleblower, Debra Parks, in 2006 under the qui tam or whistleblower provisions of the False Claims Act, which permit private citizens with knowledge of fraud against the government to bring a lawsuit on behalf of the United States and to share in any recovery. Under the civil settlement announced today, Ms. Parks will receive $5.33 million out of the federal share of the recovery.

"Health care decisions must be based solely upon what is best for the individual patient and not on which pharmaceutical company is paying the doctor the biggest kickback," said Rod J. Rosenstein, U.S. Attorney for the District of Maryland.

Assistant Attorney General West and U.S. Attorney Rosenstein noted that today's settlement is the result of collaboration between the Justice Department's Civil Division and the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Maryland, with assistance from the National Association of Medicaid Fraud Control Units; the Department of Health and Human Services,
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