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Judge orders drug-maker Pharmacia to pay $4.5 million for overcharging Medicaid

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A judge in Madison has ordered a prescription drug maker to pay $4.5 million for overcharging the state's Medicaid programs.

A jury ruled in February that Pharmacia Inc., violated the state's Medicaid fraud law almost 1.5 million times, by misrepresenting prices to that many clients over 15 years.

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The Justice Department used that figure to seek a fine of $212 million.

But Dane County Circuit Judge Richard Niess said the jury overstated the number of violations.

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