Monthly Archives: October 2012

Texas secures $19.9M Novartis agreement over Medicaid fraud allegations

Austin Business Journal by Sarah Drake, Web Editor Date: Tuesday, October 30, 2012 The Texas Attorney General’s office has come to a $19.9 million agreement with Swiss pharmaceutical drug company Novartis over the alleged deceptive marketing of a topical skin … Continue reading

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Boehringer Ingelheim to Pay $95 Million to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, October 25, 2012 Government Alleges Company Improperly Marketed Three Drugs Connecticut-based Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals Inc. has agreed to pay $95 million to resolve allegations relating to the improper promotion … Continue reading

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Green Hills News 14th Annual Entrepreneurs Edition

Patrick Barrett among Entrepreneurs featured in Green Hills News 12-10-25 Green Hills News

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HCA Settles with Department of Justice for $16.5M

Nashville-based HCA Holdings (NYSE:HCA) has agreed to pay the federal government $16.5 million to settle accusations that subsidiaries of the nation’s largest hospital chain paid physicians for referrals. The case arose from a whistleblower lawsuit filed in 2008 in East … Continue reading

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Massachusetts Health Officials Report Pharmacy Linked to Meningitis Outbreak Failed to Follow Safety Rules

The Wall Street Journal reports that New England Compounding Center, the Massachusetts pharmacy linked to a deadly meningitis outbreak, failed to take crucial steps to ensure the safety of its products, according to state health officials. The Journal notes the … Continue reading

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