A pharmacist from Waukesha, Wisconsin who was fired after she told federal authorities her employer might be dispensing dangerous drugs without a doctor’s prescription was awarded $4.3 million as part of a False Claims Act settlement.
In 2009, Jennifer Denk first told her bosses at PharMerica the pharmacy was using her license to dispense OxyContin and fentanyl without adequate control. She also believed PharMerica was falsely billing the government for some prescriptions.
When the PharMerica executives didn’t take any action, Denk contacted federal authorities.
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