Despite paying a $98 million settlement for kickback schemes, Omnicare managed to pull in 4th qtr profits over $80 million. Omnicare is the nation’s largest nursing home pharmacy. See article here. The financial results for its fourth quarter, reporting nearly tripled profits compared to the previous year after settling fraud allegations with the U.S. Justice Department as recently as last November. See report here.
Omnicare paid a $98 million settlement in 2009 to end a Justice Department investigation that the company engaged in kickback schemes with two Atlanta nursing homes involving pharmacy service contracts.
I guess fraud, kickbacks, and paying lobbyists is profitable.