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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).


Action Details

  • Date:July 16, 2020
  • Agency:Wisconsin Attorney General
  • Enforcement Types:
    • State Enforcement Agencies