Drug Maker United Therapeutics Agrees to Pay $210 Million to Resolve False Claims Act Liability for Paying Kickbacks
Pharmaceutical company United Therapeutics Corporation (UT), based in Silver Spring, Maryland, has agreed to pay $210 million to resolve claims that it used a foundation as a conduit to pay the copays of Medicare patients taking UT's pulmonary arterial hypertension drugs, in violation of the False Claims Act, the Justice Department announced today.
- Date:December 20, 2017
- Agency:U.S. Department of Justice
- Criminal and Civil Actions