Pharmacy company sues Express Scripts over termination

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An Alabama pharmacy is accusing pharmacy benefits manager Express Scripts of unfairly terminating its provider agreement. Triad Rx Inc., which provides compounded medications to patients in more than 25 states, made the allegations in a breach of contract lawsuit filed Friday in federal court in St. Louis.

According to the lawsuit, Triad and Express Scripts entered into a pharmacy provider agreement this spring. But on July 24, Express Scripts told Triad it was terminating their agreement because the pharmacy “waived or discounted copayments.” Triad said in its lawsuit that it will lose 45 percent of its customers if Express Scripts is allowed to terminate their agreement.

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