Mass. U.S. Attorney: Specialty Pharmacy Advanced Care Scripts Agrees to Pay $3.5M to Resolve Allegations That Served as Kickback Conduit
The U.S. Attorney for the District of Massachusetts, Andrew E. Lelling, issued the following news release on Aug. 13:
The U.S. Attorney's Office has reached a $3.5 million settlement with specialty pharmacy Advanced Care Scripts, Inc. (ACS), to resolve allegations that ACS conspired with pharmaceutical manufacturer Teva Neuroscience, Inc. (Teva), to enable Teva to pay kickbacks to Medicare patients taking Copaxone, a Teva drug approved for treatment of multiple sclerosis.
When a Medi...