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Software Company Strikes $145 Million Settlement In "Completely Insane" Opioid-Kickback Sc

•, Tyler Durden

The company insisted that the drug was less addictive and dangerous than other painkillers on the market, and encouraged doctors to prescribe it "off label" - that is, for reasons other than its intended purpose. The company's aggressive sales team included a former stripper who specialized in showing doctors who heavily prescribed the drug a good time.

On Tuesday, the DoJ announced another action related to its campaign to hold those responsible for the opioid crisis to account. In a press release, the agency revealed that it had reached a $145 million settlement with Practice Fusion, a San Francisco-based developer of IT products for the healthcare industry.