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Express Scripts Countersues Anthem Amid $13B Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (April 19, 2016, 10:03 PM EDT) -- Express Scripts Inc. slapped Anthem Inc. with counterclaims in New York federal court Tuesday, saying it isn't overcharging the health insurer for prescription drugs and that Anthem has no right to the $13 billion that it seeks in its suit.

In a partially redacted answer and counterclaims, the pharmacy-benefit manager accused the health insurer of negotiating a contract in bad faith and said Express Scripts isn't obligated to offer any specific price cuts in the last four years of the parties' contract.

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