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Teva Settles Mississippi Allegations of Price-Fixing Collusion in the Generic Drugs Market

Mississippi AG Lynn Finch reached a settlement with Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. (“Teva”) to resolve allegations of price fixing and market allocation for numerous generic drugs in violation of the Sherman Act. The settlement stems from a 2019 complaint by 43 state AGs, and the Puerto Rico AG, against Teva and more than a dozen…

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No Fault, but Millions to Pay in Pharmacy Benefits Settlements with Ohio and Mississippi

Ohio AG Dave Yost and Mississippi AG Lynn Fitch reached no-fault agreements with healthcare company Centene Corporation and its subsidiaries (collectively, “Centene”), over allegations that two of its subsidiaries—Buckeye Health Plan Community Solutions, Inc. (“Buckeye”) and Envolve Pharmacy Solutions, Inc. (“Envolve”)—overbilled the states’ Medicaid programs for pharmacy services, in violation of provider agreements with the…

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Mississippi AG Sues Manufacturers Over Alleged Insulin Pricing Scheme

Mississippi AG Lynn Fitch sued drug manufacturers and pharmacy benefit managers (“PBMs”) for allegedly working together to manipulate and inflate insulin prices in violation of the Mississippi Consumer Protection Act and state civil conspiracy laws. According to the AG’s Office, the defendant companies raised the reported prices of their respective insulin products by up to…

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