Florida Obtains More than $483,000 from Organon in National Settlement
TALLAHASSEE, Fla.-Attorney General Pam Bondi, 49 other attorneys general and the federal government reached a $31 million settlement with Organon, a drug manufacturing company, to settle allegations that the company underpaid rebates to the Florida Medicaid program, offered improper financial incentives to nursing home pharmacy companies, promoted its antidepressants for unapproved uses and misrepresented its drug prices. Organon's headquarters are in Oss, Netherlands, and the company's assets are now owned by Merck. Florida's net share of the total settlement amounts to more than $483,000.
- Date:October 15, 2014
- Agency:Florida Attorney General
- State Enforcement Agencies