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Company: Biogen Inc.
Current Parent CompanyBiogen
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Penalty: $900,000,000
Year: 2022
Date: September 26, 2022
Offense Group: government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: False Claims Act and related
Secondary Offense: kickbacks and bribery
Violation Description: Pharmaceutical company Biogen Inc., based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, agreed to pay $900 million to resolve allegations that it caused the submission of false claims to Medicare and Medicaid by paying kickbacks to physicians to induce them to prescribe Biogen drugs.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Justice Department Civil Division
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Massachusetts
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: pharmaceuticals
Specific Industry of Current Parent: pharmaceuticals
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