Abbott Subsidiary Pays $41 M to Settle Whistleblower Suit for Doc Kickbacks

Kos Pharmaceuticals a subsidiary of Abbott, will pay over $41 million to resolve False Claims Actions related to allegations that it paid doctors money, free travel, grants and other valuable goods to get them to prescribe Niaspan and Advicor. The whistleblower will receive $6.4 million for informing Uncle Sam