• Drug company Actelion to pay $360M in kickback probe

    8 days ago - By Boston Herald

    BOSTON - A pharmaceutical company has agreed to pay $360 million to resolve allegations that it used a charitable foundation to pay kickbacks to Medicare patients.
    The U.S. attorney's office in Boston announced the settlement Thursday with Actelion Pharmaceuticals US Inc., which was acquired last year by health care giant Johnson & Johnson.
    Federal prosecutors say South San Francisco-based Actelion illegally used a purportedly independent charity to cover the co-payments of thousands of Medicare patients taking its pulmonary arterial high blood pressure drugs.
    Prosecutors say that helped...
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  • Drug company Actelion to pay $360M in kickback probe

    8 days ago - By The Seattle Times

    BOSTON - A pharmaceutical company has agreed to pay $360 million to resolve allegations that it used a charitable foundation to pay kickbacks to Medicare patients. The U.S. attorney's office in Boston announced the settlement Thursday with Actelion Pharmaceuticals US Inc., which was acquired last year by health care giant Johnson & Johnson. Federal...
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  • Drug company to pay $360M to settle kickback probe

    8 days ago - By Miami Herald

    A pharmaceutical company has agreed to pay $360 million to resolve allegations that it used a charitable foundation to pay kickbacks to Medicare patients. The U.S. attorney's office in Boston...
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  • J&J unit to pay $360 million to U.S. to resolve charity kickback probe

    9 days ago - By Reuters

    A unit of Johnson & Johnson has agreed to pay the U.S. government $360 million to resolve an investigation into its financial support of charities that help Medicare patients cover out-of-pocket drug costs, the U.S. Justice Department said on Thursday.
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