February 1, 2022
Life Sciences
  • The Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that Cardinal Health will pay $13.1 million to settle allegations that it paid kickbacks to physicians to get them to purchase specialty drugs through Cardinal. According to the DOJ, the wholesale distributor gave doctors upfront cash discounts to use Cardinal for their pharmaceutical purchases and failed to follow regulations that upfront rebates must be tied to specific purchases and should be clawed back if the buyer misses the quota. (Article here)