CVS Health Corp. and the drugstore chain’s Omnicare unit were sued by the U.S. government, which accused them of fraudulently billing Medicare and other programs for drugs for older and disabled people without valid prescriptions.
A federal judge tossed out whistleblower lawsuits alleging that pharmaceutical giants Eli Lilly and Bayer used nurses to illegally boost sales of various prescription drugs in a kickback scheme.
Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones filed a complaint on behalf of the State of California against AbbVie Inc., alleging the drugmaker gave illegal kickbacks to healthcare providers to prescribe the company’s blockbuster medicine Humira.
Kmart Corp. agreed to pay $35.3 million to the federal government and a number of states to settle a whistleblower lawsuit.
A whistleblower lawsuit against pharmaceutical manufacturer Genzyme Corporation was settled for a total of $5.885 million. This is the last in a series of four previously declined cases which Berger & Montague P.C. and co-counsel Faruqi & Faruqi LLP have successfully settled for a total of over $60 million.
The Justice Department accused UnitedHealth of obtaining inflated risk adjustment payments based on inaccurate info about patients’ health status.
Turkey’s investigation into Novartis for bribery allegations is “ongoing,” a Turkish health ministry official told Reuters, after the drugmaker said it was not under investigation.
Allegations were made that Celgene donated millions of dollars to charities that help patients afford high-priced cancer drugs as part of a profit-making scheme.
The Ankara Chief Prosecutor has launched an investigation into the Turkish unit of Swiss drugmaker Novartis after allegations the company benefited from bribery.
As a whistleblower lawsuit against Paris-based Sanofi (SNY) steams ahead, ex-paralegal Diane Ponte alleges that Sanofi lawyers destroyed documents rather than provide them in other legal cases. Ponte has […]