Pharmacies Say Express Scripts Conspiracy Suit Has Legs

Law360, Los Angeles (April 28, 2016, 9:00 PM EDT) -- Express Scripts' bid to escape an antitrust suit brought by compounding pharmacies who say it conspired with other pharmacy benefit managers to push them out of the market was little more than "self-serving fiction," the compounders said in Missouri federal court Wednesday.

Precision RX Compounding LLC told U.S. District Judge Carol E. Jackson that Express Scripts Inc.'s motion to dismiss should be ignored, in part because much of Express' arguments for dismissal were based on claims that weren't in the compounding pharmacies' suit, according to an opposition to the dismissal motion filed Wednesday.

Precision and its fellow pharmacies are trying to...

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