CareFusion Corp. to pay Washington $229,440 to resolve Medicaid fraud allegations
Olympia - Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced today that Washington has joined with other states and the federal government in a global settlement with CareFusion, a manufacturer of medical and surgical supplies and medical devices. The settlement resolves civil allegations of unlawful marketing practices and the payment of kickbacks for promoting sales of CareFusion's surgical preparation solution, Chloraprep. Under the terms of the civil settlement, CareFusion will pay a total of $40.1 million to the states and the federal government. Washington's total share of the settlement is $229,440 with nearly $109,448 returning directly to the state Medicaid program. Another $119,992 will be returned to the federal government for its share of Washington's Medicaid program. The federal government matches state funds to support the Medicaid program in Washington.
- Date:January 9, 2014
- Agency:Washington Attorney General
- State Enforcement Agencies