OptumRx hit with independent pharmacy class-action suit

More than 50 independent pharmacies have filed a class action lawsuit against OptumRx, alleging the major pharmacy benefit manager failed to adhere to pharmacy claims reimbursement laws.

The pharmacies claim OptumRx paid them significantly less than chain retail pharmacies and reimbursed them below wholesale cost for generic drug stock.

The  pharmacies also accuse OptumRx  of leading network pharmacies into confidentiality agreements that obscured their unlawful practices.

Read the full news release here.

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