Case: Omnicare

Omnicare to pay $120 million to settle U.S. kickback lawsuit

October 23rd, 2013

by Terry Baynes Reuters (October 23, 2013 6:56PM ET) — Omnicare Inc, a leading U.S. provider of pharmacy services to the elderly, has agreed to pay the U.S. government $120 million to settle allegations the company gave nursing homes steep discounts on prescription drugs in exchange for patient referrals. Cincinnati-based Omnicare announced the settlement on […]

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Omnicare Agrees to Pay $120 Million Over Kickback Claim

October 23rd, 2013

By Margaret Cronin Fisk Omnicare Inc. (OCR) agreed to pay $120 million to settle a whistle-blower lawsuit claiming it violated the U.S. anti-kickback law by giving discounts on certain Medicare services to nursing homes, the company said. The company was accused in the lawsuit of providing the discounts in exchange for referrals of patients with […]

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