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News Story
1/12/2013
Posted by Mark Reback
BUSINESS BRIEFINGS - HEALTHCARE: An HIV patient in San Diego sued Anthem Blue Cross in state court, accusing California's largest for-profit insurer of violating the law by requiring certain policyholders to buy specialty drugs from a mail-order pharmacy. The plaintiff, who withheld his name because of his medical condition, filed suit in San...
News Story
1/10/2013
Posted by Mark Reback
The health insurer's requirement that some customers get their prescription drugs from a single mail-order pharmacy has caught the eye of the California attorney general's office. Anthem Blue Cross may be breaking California law by requiring some policyholders to buy their prescription drugs from a single mail-order pharmacy, according to...
Courtroom Case
1/2/2013
Posted by Jerry Flanagan
Anthem Blue Cross patients with HIV/AIDS may “opt-out” of a program that would have required them to obtain their medications by mail order under a settlement announced by Consumer Watchdog and Whatley Kallas LLC.  The lawsuit, filed in January in San Diego Superior Court, alleged that Blue Cross’s mandatory mail order...