Lupin Settlement

November 20, 2019

My office has taken a huge step to protect Texans in need.

Texas has been pursuing legal action against Lupin Pharmaceuticals.

And the company just agreed to pay more than $63 million to the state and federal government to resolve Medicaid fraud claims against it for over-billing Medicaid on products sold to Texans. (Read the news release here.)

This is a huge victory for our state and our most vulnerable citizens. Money stolen from Medicaid is money stolen from taxpayers. It is money stolen from the needy who rely on it for care.

Since 2002, our Civil Medicaid Fraud Division has recovered over $2 billion under the Texas Medicaid Fraud Prevention Act.

As your Attorney General, I will continue to … continue reading

We’re still fighting Obama’s rules… (seriously)

November 13, 2019

When Obamacare became law 9 years ago, numerous cases in defense of religious liberty started making their way through the courts.

Today, another one could reach the Supreme Court – Little Sisters of the Poor’s right to an exemption from providing contraception coverage.

All because the Trump Administration issued a rule stating what should be obvious – that employers should not be forced to violate their sincerely-held religious beliefs, especially not religious employers like the Little Sisters.

Members of the Far-Left in states like California filed multiple lawsuits to stop this religious exemption, and two of the more liberal U.S. District Courts agreed.

Today, Texas is leading a multi-state effort to support the religious liberty of groups like the Little … continue reading