State officials say $110 million in no-bid health contracts that are now the focus of a criminal investigation bypassed two routine oversight boards for deals of that size.
The state attorney general’s office has recovered millions of dollars from a drug maker in a case of Medicaid fraud.
Attorney General Greg Abbott’s office announced the deal on Friday with Pfizer Inc. and Endo Pharmaceuticals. Each company will pay $18.1 million and attorney’s fees.
A North Texas doctor accused of running a scheme to defraud Medicare and Medicaid of nearly $375 million has surrendered his medical license.
The doctor is accused of cheating taxpayers out of $375 million.