Walgreens Pays $269M In Milestone FCA Deals
Law360 (January 22, 2019, 10:30 PM EST) -- Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. has inked settlements worth $269 million to end False Claims Act allegations of egregious overbilling for various drugs, the U.S. Department of Justice said Tuesday, marking some of the largest FCA payouts ever by a retail pharmacy.
Walgreens' parent company on Tuesday struck $269 million in deals ending False Claims Act suits alleging the pharmacy overbilled for insulin pens and other drugs. (AP) The deals resolve unrelated fraud allegations in two cases that were filed by former Walgreens pharmacists and subsequently joined by the DOJ. One of the complaints alleges excessive dispensing of insulin pens, and the other complaint...
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