Federal Officials Charge 17 in Prescription Drug Fraud Ring

Last week, federal authorities charged 17 individuals for allegedly submitting false prescription drug claims to Medicare and Medi-Cal that caused the government to pay several times for the same medications. Medi-Cal is California's Medicaid program. According to the complaint, members of the drug fraud ring unlawfully obtained expensive antipsychotic medications -- such as Abilify, Seroquel and Zyprexa -- from San Gabriel Valley pharmacies and then funneled the drugs back to the pharmacies, which would repackage and dispense the drugs again. Authorities said more than $18 million in bills were sent to the federal government and that about $7.3 million was paid out.

Danny Haszard
Eli Lilly Zyprexa Olanzapine issues linger. PTSD treatment for Veterans found ineffective. The use of powerful antipsychotic drugs has increased in children as young as three years old. Weight gain, increases in triglyceride levels and associated risks for diabetes and cardiovascular disease. The average weight gain (adults) over the 12 week study period was the highest for Zyprexa—17 pounds. You’d be hard pressed to gain that kind of weight sport-eating your way through the holidays.One in 145 adults died in clinical trials of those taking the antipsychotic drug Zyprexa. This was Lilly's # 1 product over $ 4 billion per year sales,moreover Lilly also make billions on drugs that treat the diabetes often that has been caused by the zyprexa! --- Daniel Haszard Zyprexa victim activist and patient.

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