In what’s considered one of the country’s largest health care fraud settlements and one of the largest whistleblower payouts in U.S. history, Johnson & Johnson will pay $2.2 billion to settle charges involving the company’s role in marketing three prescription drugs for unapproved uses. As the saying goes, “But wait. There’s more.”
NaturalNews November 6, 2013 Raw Michelle
Three drugs inappropriately marketed and given to patients
Johnson & Johnson, along with two subsidiaries, Janssen Pharmaceuticals and Scios, also paid kickbacks to doctors and nursing homes who touted their drugs, created “ElderCare Sales Forces” who were paid to push the drug and sent pharmacists to hospitals to assess patient records.