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Drug Makers Are Paying Big Settlements
New York Times

Four pharmaceutical companies paid more than half of the $19.8 billion in civil and criminal settlements the past 20 years for improper billings to federal and state governments, according to a report Thursday by Public Citizen’s Health Research Group. “Step aside, defense industry, there’s a new defrauder in town,” the group said on its Web site with the release of a 35–page report.