Agency proposes anti-fraud guidelines for U.S. drugmakers

October 2002
Indianapolis Business Journal;10/7/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 30, p27A
Reports on voluntary guidelines issued by the inspector general for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on ways in which drug manufacturers may avoid Medicare and Medicaid fraud. Development of written billing procedures; Creation of codes of ethics; Examination of whether drugmakers artificially inflated their average wholesale prices and then used those excessive payments as a marketing tool.


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