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A Pharmacy Settles Claims Over an Expensive Overdose Drug For $1.3 Million

A Florida-based specialty pharmacy has agreed to pay $1.3 million to resolve allegations it defrauded Medicare into paying for an expensive overdose treatment sold by the drugmaker Kaleo Inc whose costs far exceeded that of other naloxone products.

Federal prosecutors in Boston in court filings on Friday said Solera Specialty Pharmacy LLC had entered into a deferred prosecution agreement eight months after Kaleo had agreed to a related $12.7 million civil settlement with the government.

Read the source article at reuters.com

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