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Novartis to Pay $678m to Settle Fraud Lawsuit, U.S. DOJ says

July 1, 2020, 10:28 PM

Novartis Pharmaceuticals agreed to pay $678m to the U.S. and various states to settle a fraud lawsuit, the U.S. Justice Department said.

  • The suit alleged Novartis operated a sham speaker series and provided doctors cash, outings, meals and alcohol to induce them to prescribe Novartis cardiovascular and diabetes drugs reimbursed by federal healthcare programs

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