Rite Aid Urges Pa. High Court To Ax Record Fee Class Action

Law360, Los Angeles (November 6, 2013, 5:59 PM EST) -- Rite Aid argued Wednesday that pharmacies are not subject to Pennsylvania’s Medical Records Act and its restriction on what they can charge for pharmacy records, asking the state’s Supreme Court to dismiss a putative class action over its flat record retrieval fees.

Rite Aid challenged an appeals court ruling that the MRA did apply to pharmacies and mandated Rite Aid charge a per-page fee instead of its $50 charge for providing records. But Rite Aid argued the MRA was designed to streamline procedures for obtaining hospital...
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