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EMD Serono

EMD Serono, based in Rockland, Mass., is an affiliate of Merck KGaA of Darmstadt, Germany. The company and affiliates agreed to pay $44.3 million in May 2011 to resolve allegations of improper marketing of the MS drug Rebif.

EMD Serono reports payments made to physicians beginning in January 2011. Its database includes payments for consulting, speaking, internal training, market research, publications, meals, travel and educational items.

See all EMD Serono payments, or visit EMD Serono's transparency page.

Notable drugs

Payment Reports

2011 Jan. to Dec.

Avg. Quarterly Total
Meals $204,507 $818,027
Consulting $140,794 $563,176
Speaking $82,441 $329,763
Travel $26,784 $107,136
Items, Gifts $6,762 $27,046
Other $963 $3,850
Adjustment -$9 -$37
$462,240 $1,848,961

2012 Jan. to Dec.

Avg. Quarterly Total
Speaking $248,084 $992,335
Consulting $168,430 $673,721
Meals $134,786 $539,142
Travel $79,902 $319,606
Items, Gifts $2,690 $10,758
Other $1,120 $4,480
Adjustment -$2 -$9
$635,008 $2,540,033

Total Payments by State

State Total
California $493,351
New York $456,098
Massachusetts $325,121
Pennsylvania $277,779
Illinois $250,442
Maryland $218,313
Florida $199,584
Texas $185,858
Connecticut $159,173
Georgia $148,646
New Jersey $139,240
North Carolina $131,576
Michigan $123,796
Ohio $118,503
Washington $113,198
Colorado $85,565
Tennessee $83,952
Arizona $81,166
Indiana $71,566
Virginia $64,731
Oklahoma $51,255
Missouri $50,719
Wisconsin $49,433
Oregon $45,566
Louisiana $40,447
Kentucky $39,892
Nevada $37,366
District of Columbia $35,590
New Hampshire $35,382
Arkansas $32,859
Alabama $31,347
South Carolina $27,070
Mississippi $17,139
Utah $17,020
Kansas $16,334
Maine $16,102
Hawaii $15,996
Delaware $15,552
Iowa $12,994
Minnesota $11,642
Idaho $11,351
New Mexico $10,060
[Unknown State] $8,149
West Virginia $7,123
Nebraska $4,980
Rhode Island $4,768
North Dakota $4,418
South Dakota $3,567
Alaska $3,422
Montana $2,769
Wyoming $636
Puerto Rico $285
Vermont $103