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Carolyn A. Tyler Friday, October 26, 2012

DENVER–Colorado Attorney General John Suthers today announced that the State of Colorado will receive approximately $221,430 as part of a settlement against Connecticut-based pharmaceutical manufacturer Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (BIPI) for alleged kickbacks and off-label marketing campaigns. Of this amount, $104,000.00 will be returned to the federal government as its share of the Medicaid money recovered.

Carolyn Tyler Thursday, October 25, 2012
DENVER— The Colorado Court of Appeals today affirmed the conviction of Jon Phillips. Phillips was convicted in 2008 of first-degree murder and of child abuse resulting in death. Phillips starved to death his son, Chandler Grafner, and forced him to live in a closet.
Carolyn A. Tyler Thursday, October 18, 2012

DENVER— Colorado Attorney General John Suthers and Governor John Hickenlooper announced today that Colorado has completed arrangements for distribution of all of the $51.17 million it received under the multistate settlement with the country’s five largest banks. As announced in March this year, that settlement fund is to be used statewide for homeowner relief and foreclosure-prevention programs. In the last two weeks, Colorado has completed distribution of most of the money.

Carolyn A. Tyler Monday, October 15, 2012
DENVER — Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced today the appointment of Melanie Snyder to head the office’s new Revenue & Utilities Section as deputy attorney general. In order to create better efficiencies and streamline operations, the Business & Licensing Section was divided into two sections: Business and Licensing (B&L) which remains headed by Deputy Attorney General Diana Black and Revenue & Utilities (R&U) now headed by Snyder.
Carolyn A. Tyler Friday, October 5, 2012
DENVER – Colorado Attorney General John Suthers today announced that the State of Colorado received settlement funds from pharmaceutical manufacturer Abbott Laboratories. The settlement resolves improper marketing allegations surrounding the drug Depakote which is used to treat various types of seizure disorders as well as manic episodes associated with bipolar disorder. Federal Medicaid program losses in Colorado totaled more than $4.6 million.
Carolyn Tyler Monday, October 1, 2012
DENVER—Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced today that his office has issued an opinion under the Hospital Transfer Act (C.R.S § 6-19-101, et seq.) relating to the proposed transaction between Community First Foundation and Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth Health System, Inc. regarding the Exempla healthcare system.

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