CVS Sub Caught Duping Consumers in Prescription Drug Purchases
By Marlene Koury
In one of the first False Claims Act settlements involving Medicare's "Part D" prescription drug program, CVS Caremark subsidiary, RxAmerica, agreed to pony up $5.25 million to resolve charges that it submitted false pricing information to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). This is the government body that oversees the Medicare and Medicaid programs. It also makes available the...