Novartis Inks $390M FCA Deal Over Pharmacy Discounts

By Jeff Overley (October 27, 2015, 11:13 AM EDT) -- Novartis AG on Tuesday said it has tentatively agreed to shell out $390 million to end a whistleblower's False Claims Act suit alleging improper kickbacks to pharmacies to boost sales of several prescription drugs.

With a trial looming next week, Novartis has agreed to pay up to end allegations that it provided improper discounts and rebates to specialty pharmacies. (Credit: AP) The case was joined in 2013 by the U.S. Department of Justice and was set for trial next week, raising the specter of billions of dollars in damages and penalties. On Tuesday, Novartis said it had reached a "settlement in...

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