Mealey's Health Law - Mich. High Court Reverses Medicaid Decision, Says Claims Not Adequately Pleaded

Mealey's Health Law - Mich. High Court Reverses Medicaid Decision, Says Claims Not Adequately Pleaded

LANSING, Mich. - In reversing an appeals court decision and reinstating a trial court's decision, the Michigan Supreme Court on June 11 held that plaintiffs in a qui tam lawsuit and two class action lawsuits failed to plead with sufficient specificity that the pharmacy defendants had submitted false claims under Medicaid (State of Michigan ex rel Marcia Gurganus v. VS Caremark Corp.; City of Lansing v. Rite Aid of Michigan Inc.; City of Lansing v. CVS Caremark Corp., Nos. 142791, 146792, 146793, Mich. Sup.; 2014 Mich. LEXIS 1047).

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