Caremark Can't Ditch Contract Claims In Coventry Suit

Law360, New York (March 7, 2011, 7:37 PM EST) -- Caremark Inc. lost its bid for summary judgment Monday on breach of contract claims brought in Tennessee by private insurer Coventry Healthcare Inc. alleging the pharmacy benefit management company improperly paid claims from U.S. Department of Defense pharmacies.

Judge Thomas A. Wiseman Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee also denied Caremark's motion for summary judgment on its counterclaims in the suit but granted its motion as to Coventry's claim for a declaratory injunction, noting that Coventry had already conceded the...
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