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Harry Cassin
Publisher and Editor

Andy Spalding
Senior Editor

Jessica Tillipman
Senior Editor

Bill Steinman
Senior Editor

Richard L. Cassin
Editor at Large

Elizabeth K. Spahn
Editor Emeritus

Cody Worthington
Contributing Editor

Julie DiMauro
Contributing Editor

Thomas Fox
Contributing Editor

Marc Alain Bohn
Contributing Editor

Bill Waite
Contributing Editor

Shruti J. Shah
Contributing Editor

Russell A. Stamets
Contributing Editor

Richard Bistrong
Contributing Editor

Eric Carlson
Contributing Editor

Abbott Labs whistleblower awarded $1 million in drug kickback settlement

A former employee of Abbott Laboratoratories will collect $1 million from a $9 million settlement in a kickback case against the nation’s second-largest nursing home pharmacy, PharMerica Corp.

The settlement resolved allegations in a False Claims Act lawsuit filed by Meredith McCoyd that PharMerica solicited and received kickbacks from drug maker Abbott in exchange for promoting the prescription drug Depakote for nursing home patients. … Continue Reading

PharMerica whistleblower collects $4.3 million

A pharmacist from Waukesha, Wisconsin who was fired after she told federal authorities her employer might be dispensing dangerous drugs without a doctor’s prescription was awarded $4.3 million as part of a False Claims Act settlement.… Continue Reading