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CVS Settles with Massachusetts AG for $6.15 Million over Alleged Workers’ Compensation Pricing Violations

Massachusetts AG Andrea Campbell settled with CVS Pharmacy, Inc. to resolve allegations that the company billed payors of workers’ compensation claims for prescription drugs in excess of amounts permitted by Massachusetts workers’ compensation laws and regulations. According to the settlement, AG Campbell alleges that various CVS locations in the Commonwealth failed to follow prescription pricing…

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EPA Urged by AGs to Ensure its New Grant Program Benefits Underserved Communities

A coalition of eight Democratic AGs filed comments in response to the EPA’s request for input on its Environmental and Climate Justice (ECJ) Block Grant Program, urging the agency to ensure that underserved communities enjoy the benefits of the $3 billion to be distributed to community-based organizations through the funding initiative. The ECJ program’s funding…

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Democratic AGs Ask CDC to Help Ensure Access to No-Cost HIV Prevention Drugs

A group of 22 Democratic AGs submitted a letter to the CDC and the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) urging the agencies to ensure patients are not improperly charged copays for HIV prevention services by creating a new diagnostic code for PrEP (a form of antiretroviral therapy used to prevent transmission of HIV) in…

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AGs Join U.S. DOJ in Objecting to JetBlue’s Acquisition of Spirit Airlines

The Massachusetts, New York, and the District of Columbia AGs joined the U.S. DOJ in filing an antitrust lawsuit challenging JetBlue Airways Corporation’s proposed acquisition of Spirit Airlines, Inc., arguing the acquisition violates Section 7 of the Clayton Act and should be enjoined.

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Regional Home Care Must Pay $2.5 Million for Alleged MassHealth Overcharges

Massachusetts AG Andrea Joy Campbell settled with Regional Home Care, Inc., a medical equipment supplier and service provider, to resolve allegations that the company’s billing and debt collection practices violated the state’s consumer protection law and regulations promulgated by the AG’s office and MassHealth, the state’s Medicaid program. According to the AG’s office, Regional Home…

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