CVS, Walgreens Hit With Class Actions Over Rx Clawbacks

Law360, New York (August 9, 2017, 8:26 PM EDT) -- Walgreens and CVS have entered into contracts with pharmacy benefit managers that have them charging patients more for copays than generic drugs actually cost and keeping the excess, two new proposed class actions in Illinois and Rhode Island federal courts have alleged.

The Wednesday complaint against Walgreens Boots Alliance and Monday complaint against CVS Health Corp., which are brought by the same set of attorneys, largely track each other, separating only in the specific examples tied to each pharmacy. Both claim that the companies should have...
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Case Title

Schultz v. CVS Health


Case Number

1:17-cv-00359

Court

Rhode Island

Nature of Suit

Racketeer/Corrupt Organization

Judge

William E. Smith

Date Filed

August 7, 2017


Case Title

Grabstald v. Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc.


Case Number

1:17-cv-05789

Court

Illinois Northern

Nature of Suit

470(Racketeer/Corrupt Organization)

Judge

Honorable Manish S. Shah

Date Filed

August 9, 2017

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