Humana Fights Pharmacy's Medicare Payment Suit

Law360, Washington (November 7, 2012, 7:08 PM EST) -- Humana Inc. asked a Florida federal court on Wednesday to nix a putative class action accusing it of refusing to reimburse customers for drugs purchased at small, independently owned pharmacies, saying Congress has barred all legal grounds for the plaintiffs' Medicare Part D claims.

Independent pharmacy Intramed Inc. accuses Humana of violating Medicare Part D provisions when it terminated its contract without cause in May 2011. But the insurance company argued the action was protected under the contract terms. In addition, Humana alleged in its motion...
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