Pharmacies Stung In Medicaid Rates Suit V. Minn.

Law360, New York (February 12, 2010, 1:48 PM EST) -- A federal judge has dismissed most of the claims against Minnesota in a suit brought by a group of pharmacists over the state's recent 5 percent drop in Medicaid reimbursements on prescription drugs, citing the pharmacists' lack of standing and the federal government's approval of the payment reductions.

Judge Donovan W. Frank of the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota dismissed most of the pharmacists' claims Wednesday, saying the pharmacists largely lack any basis to sue the state for its alleged violation of the...
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