All Purdue Pharma articles

  • DOJ wall

    False Claims Act-related settlements top $5.6B in 2021


    False Claims Act settlements totaled more than $5.6 billion in the past federal fiscal year, the second-largest amount ever collected by the government in FCA actions in one year, according to the Department of Justice.

  • Pharmaceuticals

    Compliance ramifications of proposed $26B opioid deal for pharma industry


    Three major drug distributors and drugmaker Johnson & Johnson reached a proposed $26 billion multistate agreement for their alleged roles in fueling the nationwide opioid epidemic. The settlement imparts compliance lessons on the pharmaceutical industry at large.

  • McKinsey

    McKinsey to pay $573M for role in opioid epidemic


    McKinsey & Company reached a $573 million settlement with 49 state attorneys general and the District of Columbia related to consulting services it provided to pharmaceutical companies that directly contributed to the opioid epidemic.

  • Health records

    Practice Fusion to overhaul compliance after $145M kickback resolution


    Practice Fusion will pay a total of $145 million to resolve criminal and civil investigations for its leading role in an opioid kickback scheme. Particularly notable are the new compliance obligations imposed upon it, which are as weighty and significant as the fine itself.

  • prescriptionpillbottle

    Opioid crisis sparks leadership changes at Purdue Pharma


    In an attempt to distance itself from the opioid epedemic, Purdue Pharma recently made some leadership changes to its board of directors and executive committee, as it battles hundreds of lawsuits across the United States concerning opioid-related deceptive sales and marketing practices that are the focus of U.S. enforcement authorities.