Pfizer, King Can't Shake FCA Suit Over Medicaid Rebates

Law360, New York (October 3, 2012, 2:48 PM EDT) -- A Pennsylvania federal judge on Tuesday refused to throw out a whistleblower's False Claims Act suit alleging Pfizer Inc. and King Pharmaceuticals Inc. withheld hundreds of millions of dollars in rebates to the government for Medicaid drug sales.

U.S. District Judge J. Curtis Joyner denied the companies' April 6 motion to dismiss the suit by Robert N. Young, a former director of market analytics at King, who alleges that King, Pfizer and its subsidiary Wyeth Pharmaceuticals Inc. underreported the amount of outpatient prescription drugs they sold...
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