8th Circuit: Injunctive Relief Not Available In Pharmacies’ Suit Against PBM
Mealey's (January 12, 2016, 11:24 AM EST) -- ST. LOUIS — Compounding pharmacies are not entitled to injunctive relief against a pharmacy benefits manager for denial of claims in violation of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act’s claims regulation, the Eighth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals affirmed Jan. 11 (Grasso Enterprises, LLC, et al. v. Express Scripts, Inc., No. 15-1578, 8th Cir.).
(Opinion available. Document #54-160113-047Z.)
Compounding pharmacies Grasso Enterprises, NERxD and Wiley’s Pharmacy and Compounding Services, which were members of pharmacy benefits manager Express Scripts Inc.’s (ESI) provider network, sued ESI, alleging that...