Pharmacy must pay $9.5 million for prescription fraud

A small pharmacy based in Overland Park will pay $9.5 million to settle a federal health care fraud lawsuit, and a Lenexa pharmacist will get $1.5 million of that for blowing the whistle on her former employer.
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A small pharmacy based in Overland Park will pay $9.5 million to settle a federal health care fraud lawsuit, and a Lenexa pharmacist will get $1.5 million of that for blowing the whistle on her former employer.

Laura Bauer came to The Star in 2005 after spending much of her life in southwest Missouri. She’s a member of the investigative team focusing on watchdog journalism. In her 25-year career, Laura’s stories on child welfare, human trafficking, crime and Kansas secrecy have been nationally recognized.