Schering- Plough Pays $31 Million to Resolve Pharmaceutical Fraud Allegations

The State of Missouri filed a lawsuit against Schering-Plough in May 2005 and alleged in its complaint that the company did not accurately report drug prices for drugs sold to pharmacies involved in the Missouri Medicaid program.  This is the largest settlement figure the State of Missouri has ever recovered in a  pharmaceutical pricing fraud.  This is one of a number of lawsuits filed by state AG’s office against pharmaceutical companies alleging pharmaceutical fraud. They typically follow qui tam lawsuit fact patterns.

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