Conway recovers nearly $2.3M in Medicaid case

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Attorney General Jack Conway has recovered
nearly $2.3 million for the Kentucky Medicaid program in a
settlement with Aventis Pharmaceuticals Inc. and Aventis Behring
LLC.
Conway announced the settlement on Tuesday.
It was the latest in 17 settlements in lawsuits against some of
the nation's largest pharmaceutical companies in a dispute over
whether the firms overcharged the Medicaid program for prescription
drugs for the state's elderly, poor and disabled.
Since 2008, the attorney general's office has recovered nearly
$235 million in legal settlements for the state and federal
Medicaid programs.


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