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Anthem sues Express Scripts for $15 billion over drug pricing

Health insurer Anthem has sued Express Scripts Holding Co., alleging the pharmacy benefits manager is not passing along billions of dollars in savings from negotiated drug prices. Anthem is seeking $15 billion in damages and the ability to end its contract with Express Scripts. An Anthem spokeswoman said the damages reflect drug price overpayments Anthem... Read More »

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Health insurer Anthem has sued Express Scripts Holding Co., alleging the pharmacy benefits manager is not passing along billions of dollars in savings from negotiated drug prices. Anthem is seeking $15 billion in damages and the ability to end its contract with Express Scripts. An Anthem spokeswoman said the damages reflect drug price overpayments Anthem… Read More »

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Dallas doctor and Forest Park co-founder guilty in $10M medical fraud scheme

Dr. Richard Ferdinand Toussaint Jr., who co-founded the Forest Park Medical Center system that has spiraled into bankruptcy, faces up to 70 years in prison after being found guilty of committing a $10 million health care fraud. The Dallas anesthesiologist was convicted before U.S. District Judge Reed C. O’Connor on all seven counts he faced.... Read More »

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Dr. Richard Ferdinand Toussaint Jr., who co-founded the Forest Park Medical Center system that has spiraled into bankruptcy, faces up to 70 years in prison after being found guilty of committing a $10 million health care fraud. The Dallas anesthesiologist was convicted before U.S. District Judge Reed C. O’Connor on all seven counts he faced…. Read More »

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Maryland Insurance Administration investigating $20,000-$40,000 air ambulance bills

The Maryland Insurance Administration is investigating a string of consumer complaints about air ambulance bills in excess of $20,000 that the state insurance commissioner described as exorbitant. These complaints represent a fraction of the roughly 3,700 trips air ambulances make a year. But the size of the bills a few patients have received — between... Read More »

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The Maryland Insurance Administration is investigating a string of consumer complaints about air ambulance bills in excess of $20,000 that the state insurance commissioner described as exorbitant. These complaints represent a fraction of the roughly 3,700 trips air ambulances make a year. But the size of the bills a few patients have received — between… Read More »

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