Rite Aid has agreed to pay $2.1 million in a settlement with the Massachusetts Attorney General’s office over alleged overcharges for prescription drugs under the workers’ compensation insurance system. According to Attorney General Martha Coakley, since 2002, the pharmacy overcharged state agencies and at least 100 cities and towns to fill prescriptions for people receiving workers’ compensation. Under the settlement, Rite Aid will pay $1.05 million to the state and $1 million to cities and towns. This is the fifth settlement Massachusetts has reached with pharmacies totaling of $7.9 million.
Source: Insurance Journal
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