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Abbott Settlement With DOJ Highlights Feds’ Anti-Fraud Efforts

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

Executive Summary

Abbott will pay $5.47 million to resolve allegations that it paid physicians for teaching assignments, speaking engagements and conferences with the expectation that they would in return facilitate product purchases at their hospitals.

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