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State settles for $75,000 with pharmaceutical company

By The Associated Press

This article was published February 11, 2013 at 1:52 p.m.

— The Arkansas attorney general’s office has reached a settlement with a pharmaceutical company over allegations it paid inducements to doctors to prescribe certain drugs.

The office said Monday that the state will receive $75,000 from the settlement with Victory Pharma Inc. over prescriptions written for the drugs Naprelan, Xodol, Fexmid and Dolgic.

The $75,000 will be available to the state’s Medicaid program, including federal matching funds.

Arkansas was one of a number of states that joined the court action with the federal government.

The prescriptions in question were written between 2007 and 2009.

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1soni says... February 11, 2013 at 2:47 p.m.

$75,000?!?...Boy - somebody sure earned a paycheck there..

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4carl2c says... February 11, 2013 at 8:48 p.m.

Sounds like chump change to me.....low pay for white collar fraud/crime

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