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Worcester to file suit against opioid makers

Emily Micucci |

The City of Worcester said it will file a lawsuit against companies making and distributing opioids, seeking damages for the cost of opioid treatment and prevention.

Mental health provider settles Medicaid fraud charges

Emily Micucci |

Behavioral health services provider South Bay Mental Health Center Inc., which has locations in Worcester and Leominster, has agreed to pay $4 million in a Medicaid fraud settlement.

NECC pharmacist sentenced to 8 years in prison

Zachary Comeau |

The former supervisory pharmacist of the New England Compounding Center connected with a 2012 meningitis outbreak killing 64 was sentenced to eight years in prison Wednesday.

Former owner of Usual restaurant agrees to 14-year sentence in drug arrest

Zachary Comeau |

The former owner of The Usual restaurant on Shrewsbury Street in Worcester has agreed to a prison term of 14 to 16 years for an array of drug and money laundering charges, according to his plea...

Worcester health agency owner arrested over MassHealth fraud

Emily Micucci |

Hellen Kiago, a 47-year-old Sturbridge resident, was arrested on Wednesday morning for allegedly stealing about $2.7 million from the MassHealth system, Attorney General Maura Healey's office said.

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