Health Sciences/Pharmaceuticals

North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of North Carolina have reached a $500,000 settlement with Sharon Raynes Halliday and RAPHA Healthcare Services LLC, resolving a false claims lawsuit filed in July 2022 related to requests for payment submitted to the North Carolina Medicaid program.Continue Reading North Carolina Attorney General Reaches $500,000 Settlement in False Claims Act Lawsuit Against Health Care Providers

On January 23, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit affirmed a district court ruling that Martin Shkreli, CEO of Vyera Pharmaceuticals (Vyera), violated federal and state laws by engaging in illegal and anticompetitive behavior.

Continue Reading FTC and Bipartisan State AGs Win Landmark Case Against ‘Pharma Bro’ Martin Shkreli Over Daraprim Monopoly

On August 11, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker signed House Bill 2222 (Public Act 103-0526) into law — bolstering Illinois’ antitrust prevention efforts by expanding the oversight purview of its Attorney General’s (AG) office with respect to health care transactions. Under the new law, the Illinois AG now has the power to review and assess certain “covered transactions” entered into between health care facilities and providers.Continue Reading Illinois Expands Health Care Transaction Oversight