WAL-MART WINS SUIT

BENTONVILLE, Ark. -- Wal-Mart Stores here, along with Walgreens, Deerfield, Ind., won a lawsuit filed against the state of Arkansas and its Department of Human Services for instituting a Medicaid policy that reimbursed chain pharmacies at a lower rate than independents, according to published news media reports.d U.S. District Judge G. Thomas Eisele, who issued a permanent injunction against the policy

BENTONVILLE, Ark. -- Wal-Mart Stores here, along with Walgreens, Deerfield, Ind., won a lawsuit filed against the state of Arkansas and its Department of Human Services for instituting a Medicaid policy that reimbursed chain pharmacies at a lower rate than independents, according to published news media reports.

d U.S. District Judge G. Thomas Eisele, who issued a permanent injunction against the policy that went into effect April 28.

Under the policy, chains with 11 or more s

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