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States announcing details surrounding Olympus settlement over anti-kickback violations

 
 

More details are being made public about Olympus America’s agreement to pay approximately $306 million as part of a settlement with all 50 states, Washington, D.C., and the federal government over allegations of numerous anti-kickback violations.

Back in March,  news broke that Olympus had resolved two separate government investigations related to claims the company was providing physicians and hospitals with kickbacks.

States have been issuing statements on what they are receiving as part of the settlement. Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi’s office  announced that Florida would receive $1.6 million as part of the settlement. Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey’s office  announced Massachusetts would receive $1.9 million.  Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh,  Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane,  and others also made similar statements.