In the News Today - July 18, 2019

July 18, 2019

New York Federal Judge Tossed FCA Suit Challenged By DOJ: U.S. District Judge Jesse Furman granted the U.S. Department of Justice’s (DOJ) motion to dismiss a False Claims Act lawsuit against drug manufacturers and pharmacy benefit managers. The DOJ’s motion was part of the agency’s broader effort to dismiss cases it considers “opportunistic” or “parasitic” that would only deplete the government’s resources. (Reuters)