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AG Announces Largest Medicaid Fraud Recovery in State History: Wyeth and Pfizer to Pay $68 Million Over Drug Pricing Claims

BOSTON - In the largest Medicaid fraud recovery in state history, pharmaceutical manufacturer Wyeth, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Pfizer, Inc., has agreed to pay nearly $68 million to the Massachusetts Medicaid program (MassHealth) to resolve claims that it knowingly underpaid mandated drug rebates, Attorney General Maura Healey announced today. The payment is part of a joint multistate and federal settlement totaling $784.6 million.


Action Details

  • Date:May 2, 2016
  • Agency:Massachusetts Attorney General
  • Enforcement Types:
    • State Enforcement Agencies