submission of false claims for Risperdal and other drugs.
McNeil and Omnicare conspired to defraud the State of Indiana by submitting false claims and
causing the submission of false claims for Levaquin, Ultram/Ultracet, and other drugs.
As a result of the claims for reimbursement defendants caused to be submitted to
Indiana Medicaid, which were certified compliant with federal and state Medicaid law and
regulation as a condition of payment by co-conspirator pharmacies, Indiana regularly made
payments to pharmacies for Defendant Manufacturers' illegally switched drugs.
The amounts of the false or fraudulent claims to the State of Indiana were
Plaintiff State of Indiana, being unaware of the falsity of the claims and/or
statements caused to be made by the Defendant Manufacturers, and in reliance on the accuracy
thereof paid and may continue to pay for the Defendant Manufacturers' improperly switched
termination with Omnicare.
COUNT XXI Louisiana Medical Assistance Programs Integrity Law La. Rev. Stat. §437 et seq. (Against All Defendants)
Plaintiffs reallege and incorporate by reference Paragraphs 1-261 set forth above.
This Count is brought by Lisitza in the name of the State of Louisiana under the
qui tam provisions of the Louisiana Medical Assistance Programs Integrity Law, La. Rev. Stat.
§437 et seq.
pharmaceuticals in the State of Louisiana. Omnicare, at all times relevant to this action, has