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Schering-Plough to pay for drug overpricing
Sacramento Bee - Dale Kasler

Drugmaker Schering-Plough Corp. has agreed to pay California officials $21.3 million to settle claims it overcharged the state for drugs. The settlement, announced Thursday by Attorney General Jerry Brown, involves sales of the asthma drug Albuterol to Medi-Cal, the health care program for low-income Californians. Brown, in a news release, said Schering-Plough “deliberately inflated its drug prices to cheat California’s public health care system out of millions of dollar.

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