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Pharmacy Company Agreed To Pay $5 Million To Settle Claims That It Gave Gift Cards And Waived Copayments For Medicare And Medicaid Patients In Violation Of The Anti-Kickback Statute

RALEIGH - United States Attorney Thomas G. Walker announced that Physician Pharmacy Alliance, Inc., ("PPA"), agreed to pay $5 Million to settle claims that, under prior ownership, PPA gave improper gift cards in order to induce referrals or enrollments of Medicare and Medicaid patients, and routinely waived copayments of Medicare and Medicaid patients, in violation of the Anti-kickback statute.


Action Details

  • Date:May 6, 2015
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions