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Pharmacy v. PBM lawsuit

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Pharmacy Freedom Fund lawsuit against pharmacy benefit managers delayed until early 2003 while organization decides on optimal legal strategy. Group is likely to file two suits: (1) permanent injunction against the AdvancePCS, Express Scripts and Merck-Medco joint venture RxHub; and (2) multi-plaintiff private action or class action against PBMs on grounds of "restraint of trade" and price-fixing. Chicago law offices of Fewkes, Wentz & Strayer had expected to file a suit this fall (1"The Pink Sheet" June 24, p. 23)...

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