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Florida Attorney General Brings Action Against CVS and Walgreens for Role in Opioid Crisis

Florida is suing CVS and Walgreens for allegedly contributing to the opioid crisis. CVS and Walgreens have been added as defendants, among manufacturers and distributors, in a lawsuit brought by Florida Attorney General. Apart from the manufacturers, the lawsuit alleges that CVS and Walgreens have violated their duties under state law not only in their capacity as distributor but also dispensing pharmacies. The suit further alleges that CVS and Walgreens...

PHARMACY ALERT: PSAO EPIC Pharmacies Sends Notice of GER Deductions

Pharmacy Services Administrative Organization (PSAO) EPIC is sending out a "Notice of GER Deductions" to pharmacies in its network advising that the pharmacy's reimbursements have been running in excess of the contracted Generic Effective Rate (GER) amount. The Notice warns the pharmacy that the monetary sum in excess of the contracted GER amount will be withheld and that EPIC will provide details regarding the deducted amounts upon requests. It is...