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Pedestrians pass in front of a Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. store in downtown Chicago, Illinois, U.S., on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016. Photographer: Christopher Dilts/Bloomberg

Walgreens Is Latest Target in Drug Price Inflation Lawsuits

Walgreens Is Latest Target in Drug Price Inflation Lawsuits

By Jacklyn Wille, Bloomberg BNA Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. participates in a fraudulent scheme to inflate generic drug prices and overcharge patients, a new proposed class action alleges. The lawsuit, filed Aug. 9 in federal court, comes two days after similar allegations were levied against CVS Health Corp. The pharmacies are accused of charging customers

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Alleged Drug Pricing Scheme Spawns Six Lawsuits in Six Weeks

By Jacklyn Wille, Bloomberg BNA Health plan participants have filed six lawsuits in as many weeks accusing health insurers Cigna Corp., UnitedHealth Group and Humana of secret schemes to overcharge for prescription drugs. The latest proposed class action, filed yesterday against Cigna Corp. and OptumRX Inc., accuses the insurer and pharmacy benefit manager of adding

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