Plaintiff State of New York,
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 XXXV Tennessee Medicaid False Claims Act Tenn. Code. §71- 5-181 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 Tennessee under the
qui tam provisions of the Tennessee Medicaid False Claims Act, Tenn. Code. §71- 5-181 et seq.
pharmaceuticals in the State of Tennessee. Omnicare, at all times relevant to this action, has
operated and continues to operate pharmacies in the State of Tennessee.
action, sold and continue to sell pharmaceuticals in the State of Tennessee.
Manufacturers Bristol Myers, Ortho McNeil, Janssen, and Pfizer knowingly caused false claims
for payment or approval, in the form of false cost information for their "preferred" medications
specified herein, as well as other medications manufactured by them, to be presented to officers
governments paid reimbursements for the Defendant Manufacturers' drugs to Omnicare and
other Medicaid provider pharmacies .sums of money grossly in excess of the amounts