Still Guilty: Three Former Purdue Execs Lose Fight To Overturn Their Exclusion From Gov't Programs
This article was originally published in The Pink Sheet Daily
"As with plaintiffs' repeated attempts to characterize themselves as innocent third parties to Purdue's misbranding, the court finds plaintiffs' arguments with respect to financial loss reflective of a fundamental misconception of their own plea agreements," the ruling states.
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The question now is whether HSS Secretary Sebelius will provide a rationale to continue the 12-year exclusion or reduce the length of the exclusion; appeals court upholds HHS’s authority to exclude three former Purdue Pharma executives from federal health care programs, but notes the length of the sanction departs from similar cases.