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U.S. sues PharMerica for fraud

Suit claims company dispensed drugs without prescriptions, submitted false claims to Medicare

PharMerica Corp. is in big trouble.

The U.S. government just sued the long-term care pharmacy company for violating the False Claims Act and Controlled Substances Act. According to the government’s suit, PharMerica allegedly dispensed controlled substances without valid prescriptions and subsequently submitted false claims to Medicare for the illegally dispensed drugs, which included the highly abusive oxycodone and fentanyl.

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