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Connecticut Leads 20 State Coalition Filing Federal Antitrust Lawsuit against Heritage Pharmaceuticals, other Generic Drug Companies

December 15, 2016
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Ct Attorney General George Jepsen today joined with 19 other state attorneys general in filing a federal lawsuit against generic drug-makers Heritage Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Aurobindo Pharma USA, Inc., Citron Pharma, LLC, Mayne Pharma (USA), Inc., Mylan Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. alleging that they entered into illegal conspiracies in order to unreasonably...

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Winsted Dentist Fined $717,046 For Illegal Medicaid Bills

August 10, 2016
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A Winsted dentist and his practice were ordered to pay $717,046 in restitution and civil penalties after a Superior Court judge found his conduct violated the Connecticut Unfair Trade Practices Act, also known as CUTPA, Attorney General George Jepsen said today. The ruling, which followed an investigation and seven-day court hearing, finds that Dr....

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Ct Settles with Tolland Psychiatrist Resolving False Claims Allegations

March 16, 2016
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A Tolland psychiatrist will pay $404,798 to settle a civil False Claims Act lawsuit alleging that she submitted false claims for payments to Connecticut’s Medicaid program. The resolution stems from a lawsuit and settlement agreement approved yesterday by a Hartford Superior Court judge, Attorney General George Jepsen said today. The Attorney General alleged that,...

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Attorneys General Want Federal Pressure Against For-profit Colleges To Repay Student Loans

August 18, 2015
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AG Jepsen Joins Multistate Effort Supporting Victims of Predatory For-profit Schools Eleven state attorneys general advocate for ease and clarity for students seeking to discharge loans after being victimized Attorney General George Jepsen today joined with 10 fellow attorneys general from around the country in calling on the U.S. Department of Education to cancel...

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