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Express Scripts Escapes Processing-Fee Suit

Law360 (March 6, 2018, 3:43 PM EST) -- Express Scripts Inc. isn’t bound by Missouri laws governing how much providers can charge patients for copies of their records, a federal judge said Monday in dismissing a potential class action accusing the pharmacy benefit manager of charging excessive fees.

Erick Burton had alleged Express Scripts violated Missouri law when charging a $75 processing fee for copies of his prescription records, but U.S. District Judge Audrey G. Fleissig ruled the law applies strictly to providers. The law has different caps based on specific circumstances, but generally is...
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Case Title

Burton v. Express Scripts, Inc.


Case Number

4:17-cv-02279

Court

Missouri Eastern

Nature of Suit

Contract: Other

Judge

Audrey G. Fleissig

Date Filed

August 21, 2017

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