Pharmaceutical Giant GSK to Pay $3B in Largest-Ever Health Care Fraud Case

Healthcare giant GlaxoSmithKline has agreed to an unprecedented $3 billion settlement with the U.S. government over allegations that the company advertised drugs for uses not approved by the Food and Drug Administration and then used lavish gifts to convince doctors to prescribe the drugs. The multi-billion dollar settlement is the largest in U.S. history for alleged healthcare fraud, government officials said. In one instance, a drug was widely promoted to help treat depression even though...Full Story
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