Calif. High Court Says Prescription Fee Disclosure Law OK

Law360, Washington (December 19, 2013, 7:22 PM ET) -- California’s highest court on Thursday ruled that a state law requiring drug claim processors to compile and transmit pharmacy fee information to clients does not unlawfully compel speech, dealing a blow to the claims of several pharmacy benefit managers in a related case.

In a published opinion, the California Supreme Court ruled that although Civil Code section 2527 — which requires prescription drug claims processors to compile and summarize pharmacy fee information and transmit it to their clients — does implicate the right to free speech...
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