Retail Pharmacy Sues Over Medicaid

Two retail pharmacy associations filed a lawsuit this month against the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services here and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Service, Baltimore. Filed by the National Association of Community Drug Stores and the National Community Pharmacists Association, both in Alexandria, Va., the suit challenges the government-imposed reductions to drug reimbursements

WASHINGTON — Two retail pharmacy associations filed a lawsuit this month against the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services here and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Service, Baltimore.

Filed by the National Association of Community Drug Stores and the National Community Pharmacists Association, both in Alexandria, Va., the suit challenges the government-imposed reductions to drug reimbursements given to retail pharmacies for drugs purchased by Medicaid recipients.

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