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Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation disputes allegations in two US Government lawsuits and looks forward to a fair discussion of the facts
Date:4/26/2013

EAST HANOVER, N.J., April 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation (NPC) disputes the allegations made by the US Attorney's Office (USAO) for the Southern District of New York (SDNY) in two complaints filed this week and will defend itself in these litigations. 

"We disagree with the way the government is characterizing our conduct in both of these matters and we stand behind our Compliance program," said Andre Wyss , President, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation and President, Novartis Corporation . "NPC invests significant time and resources to help ensure we conduct our business in an ethical and responsible manner. We are committed to doing it right."

The first suit pertains to a previously disclosed investigation into discounts and rebates to specialty pharmacies for Myfortic®. Discounts and rebates by pharmaceutical companies are a customary, appropriate and legal practice as recognized by the Government itself. NPC believes this suit is a significant expansion of the Anti-Kickback Statute that is inconsistent with law and policy in this area, and threatens to undermine pharmaceutical company discounting practices that benefit both consumers and payers, including the Government. 

The second suit is related to a previously disclosed investigation into speaker programs conducted by NPC for the products Lotrel®, Starlix®and Valturna®. NPC believes the Government's wide-ranging allegations that its speaker programs lacked any legitimate business purpose are without merit. Physician speaker programs are promotional programs designed to inform physicians about the appropriate use of medicines and NPC has numerous controls in place to help ensure they are conducted in a compliant fashion. These progr
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