June 25, 2014
Ohio-based Omnicare Inc.
, the country’s largest provider of pharmaceuticals and pharmacy services to nursing homes, agreed to pay $124 million to settle government charges of offering improper financial incentives to skilled nursing facilities in return for their continued selection of Omnicare to supply drugs to their elderly Medicare and Medicaid patients. Donald Gale
, former employee of Omnicare Inc., will receive a whistleblower award of roughly $17M
from the settlement. DOJ