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Lawsuit accuses insurers, PBM of colluding to drive up Rx costs

Posted On: Mar. 28, 2023 9:59 AM CST

Ohio on March 27 filed a lawsuit accusing Cigna Corp., Humana Inc. and others of colluding to drive up prescription drug prices by charging exorbitant fees for pharmacy benefit management services, Reuters reports. The lawsuit, filed by Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost in the Delaware County Common Pleas Court, also targets Prime Therapeutics, a PBM jointly owned by multiple Blue Cross health insurance companies, and Ascent Health Services, a Swiss entity that Express Scripts created and partly owns with Prime., according to the report.