The nation's largest long-term care pharmacy has agreed to a $124 million settlement over claims of kickbacks to nursing homes in the form of price breaks on certain drugs, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Wednesday.
Omnicare, the nation's largest provider of long-term care pharmacy services, has agreed to pay $120 million to settle a False Claims Act lawsuit over Medicare Part A drug pricing, the company announced Wednesday. The settlement likely is one of the largest in a whistleblower case in which the government did not intervene, according to Frederick Morgan, one of Gale's attorneys at the firm Morgan Verkamp LLC.
Judge denies Omnicare's 'untimely' motion to disqualify whistleblower in nursing home kickbacks caseJune 19, 2013
Omnicare has failed to disqualify a whistleblower who alleges the long-term care pharmacy paid kickbacks to nursing homes, ruled a district court judge.