Target, CVS Sued For Slandering Docs, Voiding Prescriptions

Law360, New York (May 23, 2013, 1:29 PM EDT) -- Target Corp., Rite Aid Corp. and CVS Caremark Corp. were hit with a proposed class action in California state court Wednesday, accusing them of using a state Medicaid suspension list to wrongly void non-Medicaid prescriptions written by suspended doctors and slandering the doctors to patients.

According to plaintiff Roy H. Simon, the pharmacies for the retailers had, beginning in 2012, started to use the provider suspension list for Medi-Cal — California’s Medicaid program — in their claim processing systems to reject legitimate, non-Medi-Cal prescriptions from patients...
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