The Department of Justice files suit against Johnson & Johnson (JNJ -0.5%) alleging Medicaid...

|About: Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)|By:, SA News Editor

The Department of Justice files suit against Johnson & Johnson (JNJ -0.5%) alleging Medicaid fraud via pharmacy kickbacks used to recommend drugs to nursing home patients. The issue first came up in a whistleblower suit by a Chicago pharmacist who worked for Omnicare (OCR -3.1%), the largest pharmacy supplier to nursing homes in the U.S.