Wisconsin Sues Pharmaceutical Company Alleging Company Knowingly Underpaid Hundreds of Millions of Dollars in Medicaid Rebates
MADISON, Wis. — Attorney General Josh Kaul, and the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS), today announced that Wisconsin and 27 other states and territories sued Mallinckrodt ARD LLC, formerly known as Mallinckrodt ARD Inc. and previously Questcor Pharmaceuticals Inc. (collectively, Mallinckrodt), in the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts. The complaint alleges that Mallinckrodt has violated the false claims acts by knowingly underpaying Medicaid rebates due as a result of large increases in the price of its drug H.P. Acthar Gel (Acthar).
- Date:July 16, 2020
- Agency:Wisconsin Attorney General
- State Enforcement Agencies