McKesson to Pay $190 Million to Resolve False-Claims Allegations

In a news release, the U.S. Justice Department said that states can separately negotiate resolutions with McKesson pertaining to claims based on the states' shares of Medicaid overpayments.

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Source: ModernHealthcare.com

McKesson Corp., a San Francisco-based drug wholesaler and health information technology provider, will pay the U.S. more than $190 million to resolve claims it reported inflated prices for several prescription drugs, causing Medicaid to overpay for the drugs.