General Landry: My MFCU investigators and prosecutors work tirelessly to protect services for those in need and the taxpayers who pay for this welfare; today is a great example of their fine efforts on behalf of our State.
General Landry: Alvogen is responsible for dispensing prescription opioids like candy while profiting off the epidemic their carelessness has created; an epidemic currently crippling our communities and killing thousands of our citizens. I am appalled by Alvogen and their false moral high ground.
General Landry: This legislation by Senator Mills and this generous donation from Mallinkrodt will surely assist Louisiana's dedicated hospice workers dispose of unused opioids. I am grateful for this important work by the Legislature and this valuable public-private partnership.
General Landry: Welfare fraud not only jeopardizes resources from our most needy but it also steals from our taxpayers. From provider fraud to recipient fraud, all Medicaid fraud is wrong; and I will continue to do all that I legally can to stop it.
General Landry: I thank the Governor for putting his faith in our office’s leadership on this issue. We will work hard to hold drug companies accountable for contributing to the opioid abuse, misuse, and addiction that have destroyed so many Louisiana families.
General Landry: Whether it is those who acquire unneeded prescription drugs, falsely bill, or lie to gain eligibility; all Medicaid welfare fraud is wrong; and my office will do all we legally can to stop it.
Chief Deputy Stiles: Judge Polster's interest in resolving this issue globally is commendable. The opioid epidemic is a complex issue that Attorney General Jeff Landry has attacked from multiple fronts and will continue to do so moving forward.
General Landry: The opioid epidemic knows no bounds; it affects all regions, economic classes, ages, and demographics. So I am grateful to have partners like Sheriffs Hilton and McCain in our fight against this devastating and deadly problem.