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Big Pharma Settlements Highlight the Need for Tougher Enforcement


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Big Pharma Settlements Highlight the Need for Tougher Enforcement

WASHINGTON - Stronger enforcement is needed to deter pharmaceutical manufacturers from continuing to break the law and defraud federal and state health programs, according to a Public Citizen report released today. The report – an update to a previous study released in 2012 with additional data through 2015 – catalogues all major financial settlements and court judgments between pharmaceutical companies and federal and state governments from 1991 through 2015, which totaled $35.7 billion.

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