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Caldwell recovers $38M from Medicaid fraud

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Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell announced recently that his office has recovered $38 million from eight pharmaceutical companies that he sued alleging unlawful inflation of drug costs paid by Louisiana taxpayers through the Medicaid program.   

“I will, as Attorney General, continue to aggressively pursue pharmaceutical companies who defraud our Medicaid program. We are sending a message to drug companies that their fraud will not be tolerated in Louisiana,” Caldwell said.

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