OIG subpoenas United Therapeutics paperwork

Share this article:

The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) of the Department of Health and Human Services is taking a gander at United Therapeutics and its marketing practices. The drugmaker announced Monday that the government agency subpoenaed  “documents regarding...the company's marketing practices relating” to its drugs Remodulin, Tyvaso and Adcirca. All are used to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH).

The "About Us" section of the OIG's website notes that the HHS Office of the Inspector General is the federal government's largest Office of Inspector General department, and is responsible for sussing out waste, fraud and abuse in HHS programs, which include Medicare and Medicaid, among others.

Share this article:
close

Next Article in Business Briefs

Email Newsletters

More in Business Briefs

Researchers hit links for charity

The PMR Charities Golf Classic teed up more than $20,000 for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

FDA to review Neupogen biosimilar

Novartis subsidiary Sandoz announced Thursday that the FDA has agreed to review its filgrastim biosimilar which is already approved in 40 countries.

FDA approves a new painkiller

Targiniq ER combines the prescription opioid oxycodone and naloxone, which is often used to treat overdoses.