Navigation Links
Four Pharmaceutical Companies Pay $124 Million for Submission of False Claims to Medicaid
Date:10/19/2009

L, Triamterene & HCTZ, Propox Naps & APAP, Flecainide Acetate, Trihexyphenidyl, Ranitidine HCL syrup, Sucralfate Suspension, Selegiline HCL and Bumetanide). Because the Medicaid program is funded by both the federal and state governments, the federal government received $60,896,476.00, the states $49,824,389.00 of the settlement amount, and $7,279,135.00 will be paid to entities that participated in the Public Health Service's Drug Pricing Program.

Separately, AstraZeneca paid $2.6 million ($1.43 million to the federal government and $1.17 million to the states) to resolve allegations that it underpaid its rebate obligations with respect to Albuterol. Ortho McNeil paid $3.4 million ($1.87 million to the federal government and $1.53 million to the states) to resolve allegations that it underpaid its rebate obligations with respect to Dermatop.

"The Civil Division will continue to work with our state partners to ensure that Medicaid programs, which provide health care to more than 58 million Americans, receives the same discounts that any larger insurer gets," Tony West, Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Division, said. "These cases exemplify the strong cooperation between the Department of Justice and the states in protecting American taxpayers."

This case was brought under the False Claims Act, which allows for private persons to file suits on behalf of the government. The whistleblower, Ven-A-Care, a corporation located in Key West, Fla. will receive a total of $10,787,392 as its share of today's recovery.

"These settlements are the culmination of several years of hard work on the part of the government's investigators and attorneys," said John P. Kacavas, U.S. Attorney for the District of New Hampshire. "The settlement with Mylan and UDL is the largest health care fraud recovery that the U.S. Attorney's Office in New Hampshire has ever obtained. The settlements show that the government is committed to
'/>"/>

SOURCE U.S. Department of Justice
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine technology :

1. Thomson Scientific Publishes The Ones to Watch - A Quarterly Review of Phase Changes in the Pharmaceutical Pipeline
2. Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Receives Clearance to Resume Clinical Trials for XIAFLEX(TM)
3. Vion Pharmaceuticals Completes Accrual of 85 Patients to its Pivotal Phase II Trial of Cloretazine(R) (VNP40101M) in Elderly AML
4. Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Wyeth Pharmaceuticals Announce Receipt of an FDA Action Letter for Bifeprunox, an Investigational Treatment for Schizophrenia
5. DOV Pharmaceutical, Inc. Announces Successful Phase Ib Results for DOV 21,947
6. Callisto Pharmaceuticals Opens Additional Sites for Phase II Clinical Trial of Atiprimod in Advanced Carcinoid Cancer Patients
7. WallSt.net (www.wallst.net) Updates the Investment Community Through an All-New Interview With RegeneRx Biopharmaceuticals CEO
8. Par Pharmaceutical Begins Shipment of Additional Dosage Strength of Generic TOPROL-XL(R)
9. Quark Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Presented Positive Preclinical Results of Systemic RNAi Compound for Acute Renal Failure (ARF)
10. Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Doses First Patient in Cotara(R) Phase II Brain Cancer Trial In India
11. Nabi Biopharmaceuticals Announces Second Quarter 2007 Financial Results
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/23/2015)... 23, 2015 Gem Pharmaceuticals announced today that the ... into the Company,s Phase 2 clinical trial.  This open-label ... lead compound, GPX-150 (an investigational medication), in approximately 30 ... Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150123/170966LOGO ...
(Date:1/23/2015)... China , Jan. 23, 2015 Tianyin Pharmaceutical ... company that specializes in the development and sale of ... generics and active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) today announced the ... (JCM) API operation. 1. Following the September ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... , Jan. 22, 2015  BiOptix is pleased to ... as Vice President of Chemistry and Biochemistry. Scott joins the ... AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals, and Amgen throughout the course of his ... "Scott is a nationally recognized thought leader ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Gem Pharmaceuticals Announces Enrollment of Initial Patients in its Phase 2 Clinical Trial to Assess the Efficacy and Safety of GPX-150 in Sarcoma Patients 2TPI's JCM Updates on Import Registration for International Clients 2TPI's JCM Updates on Import Registration for International Clients 3TPI's JCM Updates on Import Registration for International Clients 4BiOptix Expands Leadership Team with the Appointment of Dr. Scott Klakamp as Vice President of Chemistry and Biochemistry 2
(Date:1/22/2015)... City, Florida (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 IsoComforter, ... cold therapy machine with patented IsoTube design to treat specific ... has introduced the most progressive and easy to use patented ... treat post-operative and sports related orthopedic and muscle injuries. ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... 22, 2015 Payday lending practices in ... and cause financial distress to the states that permit ... Howard University’s Center on Race and Wealth. , While ... activity, payday loans at the same time substantially depress ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... January 22, 2015 As interest in the ... care gains momentum worldwide, Rev. Eric J. Hall , ... Network (HCCN), will be the keynote speaker on January ... Israel’s public health system. , The conference, “Hope and Resilience: ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... has released a new blog post presenting a list of vehicles ... , Some types of vehicles cannot be covered under an ... post to see if their vehicle qualifies for auto insurance coverage. ... the cars that cannot be covered by a plan. Clients have ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... January 22, 2015 Step into a ... the Science Museum of Virginia. Wicked Plants, the Museum’s ... Plants unearths 75 poisonous, carnivorous and diabolical plants inside ... room to uncover the biochemical, physical and neurological processes ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:IsoComforter Introduces Best of Class Cold Therapy Product to the Worldwide Market 2Health News:Howard University Spotlights the Economic Impact of Payday Lending in Southern States 2Health News:HealthCare Chaplaincy CEO to Keynote Spiritual Care Summit in Israel 2Health News:HealthCare Chaplaincy CEO to Keynote Spiritual Care Summit in Israel 3Health News:Some Vehicles Cannot Be Covered By An Auto Insurance Policy! 2Health News:Wicked Plants are taking over the Science Museum of Virginia 2
... HealthDay Reporter , WEDNESDAY, April 11 (HealthDay News) -- ... of the postoperative experience of four children who all carried ... to three of the patients, while a similar case came ... genetic cases, the common painkiller codeine can be lethal. The ...
... published article in the journal Nursing for Women,s Health ... her childbearing. The author asserts that contraception is a means ... care providers to ensure they are healthy prior to conceiving ... According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ...
... Regular walking can help reduce fatigue in some pancreatic cancer ... white men and women aged 66 or 67 who underwent ... before they were discharged from the hospital. One group ... a walking or exercise routine. The other group was told ...
... By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter , TUESDAY, April ... birth controls pills containing drospirenone -- a man-made version of ... risk of blood clots and will require new labels. ... will inform users that the pills -- which include products ...
... April 11, 2012. Anna M. Barrett, MD will represent ... American Academy of Neurology Conference at the Ernest N. ... April 28. Four abstracts will be presented ... of spatial neglect after right-brain stroke. Spatial neglect is ...
... that women are less likely than men to get at ... odds of developing metabolic syndrome a risky and increasingly ... name for a group of risk factors including high ... part of the body which occur together and increase ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Codeine After Surgery Could Endanger Certain Kids: Study 2Health News:Codeine After Surgery Could Endanger Certain Kids: Study 3Health News:Codeine After Surgery Could Endanger Certain Kids: Study 4Health News:Timing pregnancy an important health concern for women 2Health News:Short Walks May Ease Fatigue in Pancreatic Cancer Patients 2Health News:Certain Birth Control Pills May Carry Higher Blood Clot Risk: FDA 2Health News:NJ stroke researchers report advances in spatial neglect research at AAN Conference 2Health News:Study: Women not getting enough exercise; at risk of developing metabolic syndrome 2
Inquire...
... performance, the SZX7 is designed for ease ... task, from routine preparations to advanced research. ... zoom ratios in its class as well ... accurate reproduction of the original specimen in ...
The Stereomicroscope Stemi 2000 meets your demands in two respects. On the one hand it offers the low-price advantage common with Greenough-type instruments, on the other hand it features superior pe...
6.3X Zoom Ratio - Boasting magnifications from 0.8X to 5X, the twin zooming objective optical system developed exclusively by Nikon provides a zoom ratio of 6.3:1. Clickstops at 1X intervals allow ob...
Medicine Products: