Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

Apr 12 2006
SEATTLE – Washington State Attorney General Rob McKenna today announced that Washington’s Medicaid program, the University of Washington Medical Center and other public health providers will share part of a $3.5 million national settlement with the manufacturer of the drug Augmentin.
Mar 28 2006
SEATTLE – Washington State Attorney General Rob McKenna today announced that Washington’s Medicaid program, the University of Washington Medical Center and other public health providers will share part of $14 million national settlement with the manufacturer of the drug Paxil.
Mar 24 2006
Tacoma – Attorney General Rob McKenna announced today that the Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit (MFCU) reached agreement with a pharmaceutical company that incorrectly reported prices to the government for several of its drugs and paid millions of dollars less in rebates to government entities, including state Medicaid programs.
Dec 23 2005
OLYMPIA – Attorney General Rob McKenna today announced that Washington’s Medicaid program will receive $3 million from a multi-state settlement with the manufacturer of the AIDS drug Serostim.
Aug 31 2005
SEATTLE – Attorney General Rob McKenna today announced that up to $14.9 million is available to fund programs that educate the public about drug marketing techniques. The grant money is part of a multi-state settlement with the makers of Neurontin, a prescription epilepsy drug.
Jul 18 2005
SEATTLE – Washington residents who paid high prices for a popular heart medication will share nearly $403,000 in refunds from an antitrust case settlement, Attorney General Rob McKenna announced today. The state began mailing checks today to 1,127 consumers.
Mar 17 2005
SEATTLE – Thousands of consumers from Washington and 49 other states who used the antidepressant drug Remeron may be entitled to reimbursements from drug maker Organon USA Inc. and its parent company Akzo Nobel N.V., Attorney General Rob McKenna announced today.

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