State gets $5.1 million for Medicaid in settlement over adulterated drugs | Arkansas Blog

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

State gets $5.1 million for Medicaid in settlement over adulterated drugs

Posted By on Tue, May 14, 2013 at 1:41 PM

Attorney General Dustin McDaniel has announced that Arkansas will get $5.1 million, including federal matching funds, for its Medicaid program as part of the $500 million settlement of a lawsuit against Ranbaxy, a drug manufacturer in India that provided subpar generic drugs. From 2003 to 2010, the company supplied 26 generic medications that didn't meet U.S. standards for purity, strength or quality, McDaniel said.

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