Navigation Links
U.S. Files Suit Against Johnson & Johnson For Paying Kickbacks to Nation's Largest Nursing Home Pharmacy
Date:1/15/2010

to Omnicare in numerous ways.  First, the complaint alleges that J&J entered into agreements with Omnicare by which Omnicare was entitled to increasing levels of rebates from Johnson & Johnson so long as Omnicare implemented specific programs to increase the prescriptions of J&J drugs.  Second, the complaint alleges that J&J paid Omnicare millions of dollars for "data," much of which Omnicare never provided.  According to the complaint, the true purpose of these payments was to induce Omnicare to recommend J&J drugs.  Third, the complaint alleges that J&J made various other substantial kickback payments to Omnicare, calling the payments "grants" and "educational funding," even though their true purpose was to induce Omnicare to recommend J&J drugs.

"We will pursue those who break the law to take advantage of the elderly and the poor," said Tony West, Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Division of the Department of Justice.  "Kickbacks such as those alleged here distort the judgments of health care professionals and put profits ahead of sound medical treatment." 

The United States filed its complaint in two consolidated whistleblower lawsuits presently on file in the District of Massachusetts.

Assistant Attorney General West thanked the collaborative efforts of the Justice Department's Civil Division, the U.S. Attorney for the District of Massachusetts, the Office of Inspector General of the Department of Health and Human Services, the Food and Drug Administration Office of Criminal Investigations and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. 

SOURCE U.S. Department of Justice

RELATED LINKS
http://www.justice.
'/>"/>

SOURCE U.S. Department of Justice
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine technology :

1. Codexis, Inc. Files Registration Statement for Proposed Initial Public Offering
2. Viral Genetics Files 2009 3rd Quarter Consolidated Financials and Information Statement at Pinksheets.com
3. Vion Pharmaceuticals Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy
4. Berger & Montague, P.C., Files Class Action Against Hemispherx Biopharma, Inc. Extending the End of the Class Period to December 1, 2009, When the Company Announced That the FDA Found No Evidence of Efficacy of Its Drug
5. Vermillion Files Amended Plan of Reorganization and Exchanges Debt
6. Watson Files FDA Application for Generic Rozerem(R)
7. Cardium Files FDA 510(k) Application for U.S. Marketing Clearance of ExcellagenXL(TM) Topical Gel and ExcellagenFX(TM) Flowable Collagen Protein-Based Matrix for Diabetic, Pressure and Venous Ulcers and Other Dermal Wounds
8. Cephalon Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Teva Pharmaceuticals
9. Endologix Files Motion to Discontinue Court Proceedings Related to Alleged Patent Infringement
10. Vermillion Files Plan of Reorganization
11. Sinovac Files Shelf Registration Statement
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/26/2015)... , May 26, 2015   Generational Equity , ... businesses, is pleased to announce the acquisition of its ... Spokane, Washington , by Mi-Med ... on April 30, 2015. Peaks & ... its region, selling medical, incontinent, nutritional, patient care, and ...
(Date:5/26/2015)... , May 26, 2015 ... ) has announced the addition of the ... Market by Type (Integrated Computerized Physician Order ... Component (Hardware, Software, Services) - Forecast to ...      (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) , ...
(Date:5/26/2015)... Health, Inc. (NYSE: HYH ) today announced that ... at the 2015 Morgan Stanley Leveraged Finance Conference in ... on Thursday, June 4. A webcast of the ... the Halyard Health website at https://halyardhealth.investorroom.com/ and will ... Health: Halyard Health (NYSE: HYH ) is ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Generational Equity Announces the Acquisition of Peaks & Plains Inc. by Mi-Med Supply 2North American Computerized Physician Order Entry Market 2015-2019 2
... April 09, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --,Telik, Inc. announced ... 2 trial of the triplet combination of ... be,presented at the 98th annual meeting of ... Los Angeles. Preclinical studies of,cellular and molecular ...
... BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 11, 2007 - ... that scientists from the company will present ... seliciclib, the company's,most advanced drug candidates in ... two poster presentations during the upcoming,Annual Meeting ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Telik Announces Telcyta Clinical and Preclinical Presentations at,AACR Meeting 2Telik Announces Telcyta Clinical and Preclinical Presentations at,AACR Meeting 3Cyclacel Pharmaceuticals to Present Preclinical Data on,Sapacitabine and Seliciclib at AACR 2Cyclacel Pharmaceuticals to Present Preclinical Data on,Sapacitabine and Seliciclib at AACR 3Cyclacel Pharmaceuticals to Present Preclinical Data on,Sapacitabine and Seliciclib at AACR 4
(Date:5/26/2015)... Neeta Pai was diagnosed with HHT ... spells, four of which landed her in the emergency ... , Though she still struggles with anemia, iron deficiency ... time to increasing HHT awareness and garnering support for ... we could have prevented all the heartbreak and trauma ...
(Date:5/26/2015)... 2015 Sexual harassment and sexual assault are ... best known for creating opportunities in women's athletics, it is ... response and prevention. In a recent episode of SCI ... explains what Title IX means for university administrators dealing ... of this issue to protect students. , In the last ...
(Date:5/26/2015)... 3,000 senior industry executives are expected at ... future of the connected car. A very special attraction ... can read a driver’s brain waves. Visitors to its ... by mind alone just by gripping the steering wheel! ... are working on cognitive load, altering music based on ...
(Date:5/26/2015)... 26, 2015 Relias Learning , ... the health and human services market, announces expansion of ... After strong attendance and participation in 2014, they will ... their annual user conference an exciting new facelift. ... come together and discuss best practices, share their expertise, ...
(Date:5/26/2015)... Grove, IL (PRWEB) May 26, 2015 ... who is an expert in Neuro-Linguistic Programming, or NLP. ... Master Practitioner in Rapid Resolution Therapy® or RRT®. ... field of NLP and applied it to specific areas, ... to psychological treatment for over 20 years. He ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Rochester Woman Brings Awareness to Genetic Disease 2Health News:Paul Greene Explores Title IX and College Sports on SCI TV 2Health News:Paul Greene Explores Title IX and College Sports on SCI TV 3Health News:The World’s Biggest Connected Car Exhibition is Back in Detroit 2Health News:The World’s Biggest Connected Car Exhibition is Back in Detroit 3Health News:Relias Learning Expands User Groups and Industry Influence 2Health News:Relias Learning Expands User Groups and Industry Influence 3
... Christmas, Hanukkah and New,Year,s Eve looming, Americans are ... of indulging in all the gustatory festivities. Celebratory,soft ... calories at best and,harmful ingredients at their worst. ... good health this holiday season with a beverage ...
... Expresso Fitness(R), the leading,supplier and developer of interactive cardio ... and equity funding event for a total of $14M.,The ... by expanding the,company,s product portfolio and market reach. ... line with Expresso. The equity round was,joined by ...
... Lung Association Supports National Influenza Vaccination Week (December 8-14); Urges ... , HOUSTON, Dec. 8 Local mother Daina ... States to bring Faces of Influenza, a national ... contracted influenza in March 2007, and was diagnosed with encephalitis ...
... whether it is common language or medical terminology ... according to new research from McMaster University, the second ... and interpret disease. , The study, published online ... , examined many recently medicalized disorders. For example, impotence ...
... Children,s Flu Vaccination Day--December 9: Reminder to Get Kids Vaccinated ... ... seems unimaginable, but to members of Families Fighting Flu (FFF) , ... families and health care practitioners who have lost a child to the ...
... Unique technology saves hospitals time, increases accuracy of medication ... , ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 8 ... mobile robotic solutions for hospital supply chain logistics, announced ... Clinical Meeting that it has developed a patent-pending replenishment ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Chug a Chaga Beverage to Good Health This Holiday Season 2Health News:Expresso Fitness(R) Receives Additional $14 Million in Funding 2Health News:Expresso Fitness(R) Receives Additional $14 Million in Funding 3Health News:Expresso Fitness(R) Receives Additional $14 Million in Funding 4Health News:Houston Mother Who Nearly Lost Her Daughter to Influenza Joins American Lung Association's Faces of Influenza Campaign to Promote Annual Vaccination 2Health News:Houston Mother Who Nearly Lost Her Daughter to Influenza Joins American Lung Association's Faces of Influenza Campaign to Promote Annual Vaccination 3Health News:Houston Mother Who Nearly Lost Her Daughter to Influenza Joins American Lung Association's Faces of Influenza Campaign to Promote Annual Vaccination 4Health News:Houston Mother Who Nearly Lost Her Daughter to Influenza Joins American Lung Association's Faces of Influenza Campaign to Promote Annual Vaccination 5Health News:Medical terms worry more people than lay terms, study finds 2Health News:For Kids, the Flu Can Be Severe, Even Deadly 2Health News:For Kids, the Flu Can Be Severe, Even Deadly 3Health News:Aethon Develops First-Ever Solution for Automated Replenishment of Pharmacy ADCs 2Health News:Aethon Develops First-Ever Solution for Automated Replenishment of Pharmacy ADCs 3
Micro-Kerrison Laminectomie Rongeur and Stella Punch, golden springs, with ejector. 18 cm - 7 1/8, very delicate, narrow footplate, small handle, 40 up-cutting, jaws 2 mm wide....
Kerrison (Micro) Laminectomy rongeur with ejector. 18 cm - 7 1/8, thick footplate, small handle, very delicate, 40 up-cutting, jaws 2 mm wide....
... Impacted Instrument Set offers maximum distraction with ... offered by the Tangent Posterior Impacted Instrument ... ability to reproduce the technique. Set offers ... vertebral body distraction. A variety of sizes ...
... ValveTM, Hakim, H-V Lumbar Valve ... for meeting the complex demands ... response causes the valve to ... present, eliminating the need for ...
Medicine Products: