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"..alleges that Mallinckrodt and Questcor (collectively Mallinckrodt) engaged in conduct that violated the False Claims Act by using a foundation as a conduit to pay kickbacks in connection with its drug H.P. Acthar Gel (Acthar) from 2010 through 2014."
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"Mallinckrodt used a foundation as a conduit to pay illegal kickbacks in the form of copay subsidies for Acthar so it could market the drug as “free” to doctors and patients while increasing its price."
"Mallinckrodt allegedly paid these illegal subsidies through three funds that Mallinckrodt had a foundation set up to pay Acthar Medicare copays to the exclusion of other drugs. The government alleges that Mallinckrodt then routed patients with Acthar prescriptions 2 these funds"
"Mallinckrodt allegedly made continuing payments as the sole “donor” to these funds, to keep subsidizing Acthar Medicare copays as it expanded its sales of the drug."
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