Costco recently installed a new $127 million pharmacy management system and other internal audits to identify possible issues with controlled substance prescriptions. Read more
The government says payments were often disguised as reimbursement for "data collection" and were distributed through a sham software. Read more
I have found that few people in the business world really understand how the pharmacy benefit managers operate. Read more
A California judge has approved a $2.8 million settlement by CVS Pharmacy Inc. CVS had been sued in a class action lawsuit, alleging that the chain improperly forced hundreds of Southern Cal... Read more
Owners and insurers of a now-bankrupt Massachusetts pharmacy linked to a deadly meningitis outbreak have agreed to pay more than $100 million to compensate victims, families of victims and c... Read more
Two other compounding pharmacies have recalled products after federal regulators encountered problems with sterility testing by a contractor that serves more than 100 compounders across the... Read more
Public Citizen last month requested the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to halt operations at Specialty Compounding LLC after at least 15 patients were sickened by one of... Read more
As deaths continue to climb in the ongoing outbreak of fungal meningitis infections caused by contaminated pain shots, a new survey of hospital pharmacists shows that they believe it could h... Read more
Walgreens has been sued in a lawsuit involving the death of an elderly Kentucky woman whose pharmacist allegedly gave her the dangerous antihistamine Hydroxyzine instead of the high blood pr... Read more
The Sandoz unit of Novartis has agreed to pay $150 million to settle a False Claims Act case originated by Ven-a-Care of the Florida Keys, a specialty pharmacy in Florida. The lawsuit was fi... Read more
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