September 28, 2018 / 9:33 PM / 7 months ago

Florida compounding pharmacy, owner settle fraud case for $1.2 mln

A defunct Florida compounding pharmacy and its owner have agreed to pay $1.2 million to resolve a U.S. Justice Department lawsuit claiming it billed the military healthcare program Tricare excessive prices for drug prescriptions.

The settlement with RS Compounding LLC and its owner, Renier Gobea, was announced on Friday by U.S. Attorney Maria Chapa Lopez in Tampa and resolved claims first raised in a whistleblower lawsuit by a former employee in 2013.

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