February 24, 2018 / 12:37 AM / a year ago

U.S. accuses compounding pharmacy, private equity firm of kickback scheme

The U.S. Justice Department on Friday accused a compounding pharmacy and its private equity owner of participating in a kickback scheme that helped generate tens of millions of dollars in reimbursements from the military healthcare program Tricare.

The Justice Department intervened in a whistleblower lawsuit filed in federal court in Miami against Patient Care America, claiming the Florida-based compounding pharmacy paid kickbacks to target military members for compounded drug prescriptions.

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