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  Archives:  February 2008

Biden Acts to Ensure Pharmaceutical Competition, Fair Prices

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Monday, February 25, 2008

Today, Attorney General Beau Biden announced the settlement of a civil lawsuit against Barr Pharmaceuticals. The suit charged the company with antitrust violations that have prevented generic versions of the popular contraceptive Ovcon? from reaching the marketplace. The settlement, involving 34 states and the District of Columbia, prevents Barr from entering into certain anti-competition agreements and requires the company to pay $5.9 million in penalties and fees.




Biden Effort Leads to Closure of Dover Crack House

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Wilmington, DE – Today, Attorney General Beau Biden announced the historic closure of a  property under the Delaware Drug Nuisance and Social Vices Abatement Act. At a February 15,  2008 hearing sought by the Delaware Department of Justice, a crack house in Dover was declared  the site of drug and vice crime and was closed […]




Attorney General Biden Secures Lower Drug Prices For Delaware Consumers

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, February 15, 2008

Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden announced today that the State and Delawareans taking prescription medications will receive more than $477,000 following a consumer protection investigation of Caremark Rx, L.L.C., one of the nation?s largest pharmacy benefits management companies. The settlement, involving 28 states and the District of Columbia, requires Caremark to significantly change its business practices and pay $38.5 million nationwide.




Attorney General Beau Biden Announces Medicaid Fraud Settlement with Pharmaceutical Manufacturer Merck and Co.

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Thursday, February 7, 2008

Delaware Attorney General Joseph R. Biden III announced today that the Delaware Medicaid Program will receive $960,380 and the state treasury will receive a $48,514 penalty as part of two related national settlements with Merck & Co., Inc. (“Merck”). The settlements – totaling $649 million – involve 49 states, the District of Columbia and the federal government.






  Archives:  February 2008

Biden Acts to Ensure Pharmaceutical Competition, Fair Prices

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Monday, February 25, 2008

Today, Attorney General Beau Biden announced the settlement of a civil lawsuit against Barr Pharmaceuticals. The suit charged the company with antitrust violations that have prevented generic versions of the popular contraceptive Ovcon? from reaching the marketplace. The settlement, involving 34 states and the District of Columbia, prevents Barr from entering into certain anti-competition agreements and requires the company to pay $5.9 million in penalties and fees.




Biden Effort Leads to Closure of Dover Crack House

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Wilmington, DE – Today, Attorney General Beau Biden announced the historic closure of a  property under the Delaware Drug Nuisance and Social Vices Abatement Act. At a February 15,  2008 hearing sought by the Delaware Department of Justice, a crack house in Dover was declared  the site of drug and vice crime and was closed […]




Attorney General Biden Secures Lower Drug Prices For Delaware Consumers

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, February 15, 2008

Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden announced today that the State and Delawareans taking prescription medications will receive more than $477,000 following a consumer protection investigation of Caremark Rx, L.L.C., one of the nation?s largest pharmacy benefits management companies. The settlement, involving 28 states and the District of Columbia, requires Caremark to significantly change its business practices and pay $38.5 million nationwide.




Attorney General Beau Biden Announces Medicaid Fraud Settlement with Pharmaceutical Manufacturer Merck and Co.

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Thursday, February 7, 2008

Delaware Attorney General Joseph R. Biden III announced today that the Delaware Medicaid Program will receive $960,380 and the state treasury will receive a $48,514 penalty as part of two related national settlements with Merck & Co., Inc. (“Merck”). The settlements – totaling $649 million – involve 49 states, the District of Columbia and the federal government.