Walgreens Medicaid Fraud Settlement Includes Training, New Claims System
Walgreens will develop a new training program for pharmacy staff and modify its pharmacy computer systems to ensure proper processing of Medicaid claims under a settlement to resolve allegations of fraudulent claims to state Medicaid programs, the Federal Employee Health Benefits Program and Tricare Management Activity.
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