State Joins Global Settlement with Novartis Pharmaceuticals to Resolve Kickback Allegations
Attorney General George Jepsen, Chief State's Attorney Kevin T. Kane and state Department of Social Services (DSS) Commissioner Roderick L. Bremby announced today that Connecticut has joined a global settlement with Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation ("Novartis"). The settlement resolves allegations that Novartis provided kickbacks to certain specialty pharmacies in exchange for recommending the drug Exjade to Medicaid and Medicare patients. Novartis has paid the states and the federal government $390 million to resolve these allegations.
- Date:December 17, 2015
- Agency:Connecticut Attorney General
- State Enforcement Agencies