June 29, 2022
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Amgen agrees to pay $24.8 million to settle kickback claims

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Thousand Oaks biotech giant Amgen agreed to pay $24.75 million to settle claims by the U.S. Department of Justice that it illegally paid Medicare copays to encourage sales of two of its products. The kickbacks were allegedly paid through two foundations to cover copays for its hyperparathyroidism drug Sensipar and travel expenses for patients taking…

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