Expect a Big Pharma ripple effect from United Therapeutics' $210M settlement talks with feds: ex
Fierce Pharma -------- Top pharma players have disclosed federal investigations into their patient assistance contributions, but only United Therapeutics has said it's working on a settlement. That company’s set-aside of $210 million to wrap up its kickbacks probe likely “sends shock waves” through the industry as a host of other companies assess their legal options, a legal expert said. In a recent quarterly filing with the SEC, United Therapeutics disclosed that it had set aside $210 million for a potential settlement with the government over its contributions to copay assistance charities. James Young, an attorney for Morgan & Morgan, wrote that the announcement “shines a light on the potentially unlawful conflicts created by such” financial support to the groups. To learn more click on the picture below to read the article.