Judge triples Eli Lilly's payout in Medicaid rebate case to $183M+
A federal judge on Tuesday tripled the amount Eli Lilly owes in a False Claims Act suit over allegations it underpaid rebates to Medicaid, bringing the damages to more than $183 million.
The news follows an August 2022 jury verdict that found Eli Lilly liable for roughly $61 million in damages after pharmacist whistleblower Ronald Streck accused the company of enacting retroactive price increases and underpaying state Medicaid programs on the new prices.
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