Patient Services Inc. Agrees to Pay $3 Million for Allegedly Serving as a Conduit for Pharmaceutical Companies to Illegally Pay Patient Copayments
Patient Services Inc. (PSI), a foundation based in Midlothian, Virginia, has agreed to pay $3 million to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act by acting as a conduit to enable certain pharmaceutical companies to provide kickbacks to Medicare patients taking the companies' drugs by paying the patients' copayments, the Department of Justice announced today. The amount of the settlement announced today was determined based on analysis of PSI's ability to pay after review of its financial condition.
- Date:January 21, 2020
- Agency:U.S. Department of Justice
- Criminal and Civil Actions