Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Ban Upjohn and Pfizer drugs from receiving Federal money!

ACORN, no might oak. Let's ban Pfizer and Upjohn drugs from Medicare, Medicaid payments for drugs, from VA hospitals, and from DOD field hospitals. They paid $2.3 billion for illegal pimping of one of their drugs to doctors!

DOJ Announces Largest Health Care Fraud Settlement in Its History

In a combination of civil and criminal settlements, Pfizer, Inc. and its subsidiary Pharmacia & Upjohn Company, Inc. (collectively “Pfizer”) agreed to pay $2.3 billion, the largest health care fraud settlement in the history of the Department of Justice (“DOJ”). The settlement with Pfizer arises out of civil and criminal allegations relating to Pfizer’s allegedly illegal promotion of certain drugs, most notably Bextra.

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