Drug Maker Mallinckrodt Agrees to Pay Over $15 Million to Resolve Alleged False Claims Act Liability for "Wining and Dining" Doctors
Pharmaceutical company Mallinckrodt ARD LLC (formerly known as Mallinckrodt ARD Inc. and previously Questcor Pharmaceuticals Inc. "Questcor"), has agreed to pay $15.4 million to resolve claims that Questcor paid illegal kickbacks to doctors, in the form of lavish dinners and entertainment, to induce prescriptions of the company's drug, H.P. Acthar Gel (Acthar) from 2009 through 2013.
- Date:September 4, 2019
- Agency:U.S. Department of Justice
- Criminal and Civil Actions