The State of Hawaii, through its Department of the Attorney General, has filed a Complaint in the Circuit Court of the First Circuit, State of Hawaii against three of the largest pharmacy benefit mangers (“PBMs”) in the industry—CaremarkPCS... Read More
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Earlier this month, House Representative Earl L. (“Buddy”) Carter (R-GA) introduced the Drug Price Transparency in Medicaid Act of 2023 (H.R. 1613) (the “Act”) in an effort to improve transparency and curb abusive practices related to the... Read More
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Frier Levitt has been closely monitoring Express Scripts’ (“ESI”) administration of TRICARE, the health care program for uniformed service members and their families. Earlier this year the Defense Health Agency (“DHA”) awarded ESI a... Read More
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On June 15, 2022, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled unanimously in favor of several hospital groups concluding that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) exceeded its statutory authority by implementing a discriminatory... Read More
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