Days after agreeing to pay nearly $225 million in additional fines to the U.S. government for fraudulent marketing schemes to boost sales of the opioid Subsys, Insys Therapeutics filed for bankruptcy.
Insys Therapeutics Inc. agreed to pay $225 million and an operating unit will plead guilty to fraud to settle probes into their payment of kickbacks to induce doctors to prescribe highly addictive opioids, the U.S. Department of Justice said.
Mallinckrodt Plc tentatively agreed to pay $15.4 million to resolve a U.S. Justice Department probe into how a drugmaker that the company now owns marketed an expensive treatment for a rare infant seizure disorder and multiple sclerosis.
Astellas and Amgen will pay nearly $125 million to resolve claims they used charities that help cover Medicare patients’ out-of-pocket drug costs as a way to pay kickbacks aimed at encouraging the use of their high-priced medications.
Three drugmakers will pay $122.6 million to resolve claims they used charities that help cover Medicare patients’ out-of-pocket drug costs as a way to pay kickbacks aimed at encouraging the use of their medications.
The one-time billionaire founder of Insys Therapeutics Inc. and four other former executives and managers of the opioid drugmaker will face trial over charges they conspired to pay doctors bribes to prescribe patients an addictive fentanyl spray to boost sales.
Swiss pharma giant Novartis has found itself at the center of a legal battle that could determine if the company engaged in a research project that was a kickback in disguise.
The former chief executive of Insys Therapeutics Inc. agreed to plead guilty to participating in a scheme to bribe doctors.
A unit of Johnson & Johnson will pay $360 million to resolve an investigation into the company’s financial support of a charity that helped Medicare patients cover out-of-pocket drug costs.
A hospital operator owned by Community Health Systems will pay more than $260 million to resolve claims that Health Management Associates defrauded government healthcare programs and paid doctors kickbacks for patient referrals, the U.S. Justice Department said.