payments to pharmacies for Defendant Manufacturers' illegally switched drugs.
The amounts of the false or fraudulent claims to the government were material.
Plaintiff State of Illinois, 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 VII California False Claims Act Ca. Gov't Code §12650 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 California under the
qui tam provisions of the California False Claims Act, California Government Code §12651(a).
pharmaceuticals in the State of California. Omnicare, at all times relevant to this action, has
operated and continues to operate pharmacies in the State of California.
action, sold and continue to sell pharmaceuticals in the State of California.
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 otlicers
governments paid reimbursements for the Defendant Manufacturers' drugs to Omnicare and