Pfizer Kickback Ruling Shows Drug Copay Program Risks

By Sophia Gaulkin and Alan Kirschenbaum (September 23, 2022, 2:38 PM EDT) -- In a recent decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit upheld the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General's position that Pfizer Inc.'s proposed copay assistance program for its high-cost heart treatment would violate the federal Anti-Kickback Statute.[1] In the course of explaining its decision, the court interpreted several aspects of the AKS, including:...

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