The events involving the former New Jersey rep have already generated interest from the New Jersey Attorney General, who has formed a task force to probe the numerous ways that pharma and docs interact. Now, the attorney who represents both former Amgen sales reps says that Chuck Grassley, the pharma nemesis, is also interested in hearing more about these sordid tales. Lydia Cotz sends us the following e-mail from the Senate Finance Committee, which wants to talk to the reps about a broad inquiry into marketing practices of drug and device companies and their payments to doctors, according to a committee spokeswoman.
As I mentioned on the phone, we would appreciate any insights your clients can provide. Let me know if theyâ€™re available for a conference call tomorrow or Thursday afternoon. Iâ€™ll arrange a dial-in number once we have a date and time.
Below is my contact information. Please feel free to call or e-mail if you have any questions.
Angela Choy Investigative Health Counsel Committee on Finance United States Senate