Pharmacy Pays $2.5M To Exit Drug Delivery FCA Suit

Law360, New York (June 29, 2015, 5:42 PM EDT) -- New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced Monday that his office has reached a $2.5 million settlement with a pharmacy primarily owned by Walgreen Co. over claims it had submitted false Medicaid billing statements for drugs prescribed primarily to hemophilia patients.

Queens-based Trinity Homecare LLC, which is part of a company acquired by Walgreen in 2007, agreed to settle the False Claims Act suit after the attorney general's investigation found false billings and improper conduct from 2007 to 2011 totaling $2.5 million for eight patients.

"The rules are plain: Pharmacies that deliver drugs to Medicaid patients must document that the patient...

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