Care Centers To Pay $14M In Omnicare Kickback Flap

Law360, New York (February 26, 2010, 6:30 PM EST) -- Two Atlanta-based nursing home chains and their principals have agreed to pay the U.S. and several states $14 million, resolving a whistleblower action in which pharmaceutical supply giant Omnicare Inc. had already forked over $98 million to settle allegations of its involvement in the wide-ranging drug kickback scheme.

The U.S. Department of Justice announced the settlement Friday, submitting a motion in the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts to dismiss claims against companies Mariner Health Care Inc. and SavaSeniorCare Administrative Services LLC and individuals...
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